Tag Archives: Mark Longhurst

Alumni Quarterly — Spring 2019

Dear Living School Alumni, This Quarterly celebrates the recent CAC Conference The Universal Christ while embracing a theme of “Nature: The First Bible.” In the Contemplative Practice section, readers are invited to pray that God does indeed love things by becoming them. Dani Kruetter (’18) offers alumni a chance to engage in visio divina with… Continue Reading Alumni Quarterly — Spring 2019

Reflecting on CONSPIRE 2018

LS Alumni and Students Reflect on CONSPIRE 2018 Mark Longhurst (’15) CONSPIRE 2018 dared to open a thematic gateway to challenging terrain that few spirituality conferences tread: the path of descent as the path of transformation. As Fr. Richard Rohr said in his conference video invitation, “Failure, relapse, death, and woundedness are our primary teachers.… Continue Reading Reflecting on CONSPIRE 2018

Leadership Spotlight: Interview with LaVera Crawley

Leadership Spotlight: Interview with LaVera Crawley CAC Board Chair and Living School alumna, LaVera Crawley (’15), recently took some time to talk with Mark Longhurst (’15) about her life; vocation; work on the CAC Board; an important Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion process that the CAC is undertaking; and more. This interview kicks off an ongoing… Continue Reading Leadership Spotlight: Interview with LaVera Crawley

Alumni Newsletter — May 2018

A Note from the Editor Dear Living School alumni, Christ is evolving in us. Our Living School formation has taught us that, come what may, the love of Christ is constant. Paradoxically, this constancy of Christ is not fixed and static but ever-flowing and always changing. Life and faith do not fit into a box,… Continue Reading Alumni Newsletter — May 2018

Alumni Newsletter — February 2018

A Note from the Editor Dear Living School alumni, The Three-in-One God is giving birth to transformation in the world through you. Much of this transformation, I suspect, takes place under the radar as you go about your often-busy days, radiating love in a fractured world. Sometimes it is simply the full presence you give… Continue Reading Alumni Newsletter — February 2018

Franciscan Spirituality: Week 3 Summary

Franciscan Spirituality: Week 3 Summary: Sunday, June 18-Friday, June 23, 2017 The Franciscan philosopher and theologian Bonaventure teaches that to really see things, we must “consider all material things in their origin, their process, and their end.” Everything comes from God, exemplifies God, and then returns to God. (Sunday) John Duns Scotus’ idea of the… Continue Reading Franciscan Spirituality: Week 3 Summary

Mark Longhurst

Mark Longhurst has begun a blog called Ordinary Mystic featuring his own writing and that of other “ordinary mystics” who juggle jobs, family, and commitment to the contemplative life. The blog’s purpose is to cross-fertilize the many writings, photos, poems, blogs, sermons, and articles flowing from contemplative practitioners. Contact Mark at [email protected] if you’re interested… Continue Reading Mark Longhurst

the Mendicant, Fall 2016, Vol. 6, No. 4

Click here to read the Fall 2016 Mendicant. This issue features: Richard Rohr, “God as Flow” Getting to Know Our Donors: Sallie Ann Hart and Jack Willome Trinity: A Reflection by Living School Alumnus Mark Longhurst

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