Student Series! Buddhist Bride

Ceremony Symbols Marriage in Buddhism is neither seen as holy or unholy; it is seen as more secular and an individual choice. Even so, aspects of Buddhism are essential to the ceremony itself. There are certain elements that are represented throughout the ceremony, such as incense and prayer flags to facilitate a “positive place.” For [...]

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Happy Easter Triduum 2018!

I hope you have a family filled and blessed Easter Weekend (Easter Triduum in Catholic speak). We're going to a spring festival Saturday afternoon and then attending the 8pm Easter Vigil at All Souls in Sanford. I am a sponsor for a coworker going through the RCIA process (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults). They [...]

Religious Worlds of New York Curriculum Projects

The full file of Curriculum Development projects are on the Religious Worlds of New York website, but I wanted to highlight some of the my favorite projects done by the last cohort group. I also wrote a blog post highlighting my Curriculum Development project HERE! “If You Can’t Take the Heat”: Jewish and Islamic Dietary [...]

Student Series! Catholic Priesthood

This post is from a student of mine about the differences between the Catholic priesthood with other Protestant ministers; all the photos are conveniently from my wedding. JMF Catholicism is the most unified division of Christianity; this was the original form of Christianity and has stood the test of time. Now the Catholic Church accepts [...]