by Holly Mohr Individualism gets a bad rap, though our entire society is organized around it. And I get it. In an increasingly isolated world, where those experiencing poverty are feared or forgotten, both by individuals and systems, our nation, our world, is a demonstrably frightening place. The day-to-day fallout of the pandemic brought basicContinue reading “The Brood: Individuals in Community?”
From Brian: My background is somewhat diverse. I am an ordained minister, have a BA from Berklee College of Music, am apolitical. Over the years I have played in several bands in Boston and beyond before moving to Nashville, TN. I’ve been writing and performing sacred and cross-over music for the last three decades, beenContinue reading “Join Us! Sick Pilgrim Salon for October featuring: Brian Cooney!”
by Irim Sarwar Hi, I’m Irim, I’m new here, and I’ll be writing a column every other week. My spiritual patchwork quilt life will emerge through the columns, so I won’t bore you with it here, but you might look at the title and go, ‘Cthulhu’s tentacles, where did that weirdness come from?’ Well, whenContinue reading “Talking to Dust…erm, ok. Why?”
Bad Catholics don’t pray the rosary, but have at least five stashed around their house (and one in their car). Bad Catholics have no idea when the Holy Days of Observation are. Bad Catholics will receive the Eucharist at your wedding or funeral, even if they already broke their fast by toasting you in the parking lot
We are SO EXCITED! After years of talking about it, we have published our first book! We started at the beginning: with our own stories. Many of the writers involved with Sick Pilgrim worked together to put together an anthology of biographical essays that tell the very personal stories of our faith journeys. Sick Pilgrims:Continue reading “Things Keeping Us Going: We Published a Book Edition”
by Holly Mohr “Oh! Praise the Lord!” I exclaim, instinctively throwing my head back and closing my eyes, savoring that first sip of my margarita on the patio of the new Mexican place, across the table from my friend. Her eyes twinkle a little as she laughs at me, in a good way. “That’s yourContinue reading “The Brood: The Catechesis of Jazz, Filet and Cabernet”
I am an avid gardener from a long line of avid gardeners. I married a chef who began his culinary career as a young boy working on the farms in his rural Maine hometown. Planting seeds, watering and weeding, nurturing all those fruits and veggies fills at least three seasons of our year. Looking forwardContinue reading “Things Keeping Us Going: A Disappointing Harvest Edition”
by Michelle Arnold Gospel for September 11, 2022Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the lost one until he finds it? (Luke 15:4). Converts have been on my mind in recent weeks. WhenContinue reading “Dark Devotional: Chasing the Lost Sheep“
by Holly Mohr I hate talking about weight. I mean, really, really, in a big way. I did not want to write about this. But I think it’s time. Several (painful) conversations in the last week have pushed me to realize that I need to actually say something about this. During the pandemic shutdown, IContinue reading “The Brood: My Body, My Self?”
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