in Vestry Papers and filtered by Capital Campaigns, Worship, Youth + 3 other(s)
By Mildred J. Briones Reyes
Una de mis actividades favoritas cuando era niña era encontrar conchas marinas en la playa. Aunque no crecí ni viví cerca de una playa, es uno de los lugares que realmente me atrajeron. Recuerdo muchas veces en Honduras, ir a la casa de playa de mis padrinos y disfrutar de la simplicidad de lo que la playa tenía para ofrecer: arena fina, aguas turquesa, cocoteros y un esplendor virgen.
By Santi Rodríguez
Como nos lo cuenta este libro, la salud mental afecta a cada aspecto de la vida diaria. La salud mental es motivo de nuestra atención y por una buena razón. Según estimaciones de la Organización Mundial de la Salud, más de mil millones de personas sufren en todo el mundo enfermedades mentales.
By Santi Rodriguez
Mental illness in comunidades latinas is not something that is openly discussed. In Shared Anxieties, Santi Rodriguez talks to us about mental illness – often seen as taboo or a stigma in comunidades Latinas – and how important it is for us to talk about it openly and truthfully. He also gives us ideas on how to care for our mental health.
By Angela Gutierrez Castillo
There are times when only family is able to help us keep moving forward. In My Family, My Motivation, Angela Gutierrez Castillo talks about the importance of family – not only the family you’re born into but the family you make along the way – to motivate her and to help her to overcome struggles and reach important life goals. Her family has inspired her to work hard and be dedicated.
By Christina Encinosa
Art can help us figure out what our future holds and can also help us express ourselves. In Pacts with God, Christina Encinosa remembers her pacts with God that had to be revisited as she grew and matured and eventually discerned a call into the priesthood. She also shares how her art helped her cope with stress and is a bridge to God and others.
By Arnoldo L. Romero
There is beauty in making art that shares what your spirit is feeling. In My Spiritual Art Journey, Arnoldo L. Romero shares how he began to use art to express his spirituality and himself. He shares what he has found to make art spiritual and explains how you can start making spiritual art. Arnold also tells us how he used his art as he discerned his calling into the priesthood.
By Sandra Montes
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15 because several Latin-American countries celebrate fiestas patrias – national holidays celebrating their independence) we want to introduce some of the work being done by líderes around the church.
By Ellis Montes
Encuentro que tocar música histórica es liberador. Quizás esto parezca un poco extraño, ya que a menudo implica considerable investigación y aprendizaje (o reaprendizaje) tocar música compuesta para formas más antiguas de nuestros instrumentos modernos.
By Bernadette Williams
Music has the power to heal pain, lift us from deep sorrow and carry us to a place where there is comfort and joy. In Music Brings Hope and Healing, Bernadette Williams shares experiences that reveal how music is one our greatest gifts from God.
By Steven Paulikas
A sound bath is a meditative practice that harnesses the healing potential of sound using both instruments and vocals. In Evensong Meets Healing Sound, Steven Paulikas describes how a unique and creative partnership has become a means for inviting strangers and friends into the love of Christ at his church.