Two days after we return from the Thanksgiving holiday, Seminary of the Southwest will welcome Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori to our campus for the 60th Anniversary lecture and festivities.
Enrollment Management team, Jennielle Strother and Beth Jordan, move the set for Visitors Weekend party pics.
Led by the vision of the late Bishop John E. Hines, the Episcopal Diocese of Texas formally established Seminary of the Southwest 60 years ago in Austin. Southwest primarily has prepared men and women for parish and diocesan ministry; however, laity have found degrees and programs at Southwest to further their calls to minister in the world.
Kristen Carrocinno writes her thoughts following the Couples' Spiritual Direction event hosted by SPOTS (Spouses & Partners of Theological Students) at Southwest.
"Can we live without an enemy?"
Thank you, Francisco Chavez Silva, for leading worship music each Tuesday for our Spanish language Eucharist. You enrich our worship immeasureably.
Rick Barnes, UT men's basketball coach, spoke about Christian leadership to business professionals at the Monday Connection luncheon on the seminary campus. He also signed a ball for Facilities Maintenance Manager Tigh Walters, a UT alumnus, who plans the special gift for his dad, also a UT grad.
A recent complaint from a friend about the Hunger Games trilogy brought into perspective something that I, in fact, really liked about the books. She loved the revolutionary spirit of the story, but (spoiler alert! spoiler alert!) really disliked the ending. “They stop fighting,” she complained, “and then move off somewhere and start a family, like they’re just giving up on the revolution and selling out to cultural expectations.”