Today, I am asking everybody to be a priest. Today, I am asking everybody to be a member of a Messianic age, to call for justice for all of God’s people. –Moral Monday, August 10th, 2015 Rabbi Susan Talve, spoken in front of the St. Louis Justice Center

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“What is your favorite part about being black?” 8-year-old Alice Dowd asked Rev. Traci Blackmon. Traci responded, saying how she loves being black, being one of the “Sunkissed children of God,” being of a group of people who have responded to their circumstances with creativity, perseverance, and community. Later in the day, Traci spoke about why […]

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Hilarie Hunt, a cradle Episcopalian, and current member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), has graciously offered a charcoal-drawn portrait series entitled Look into My Eyes, featuring people of diverse racial and class backgrounds in St. Louis, starting July 1st. Hilarie is an amateur artist, who has enjoyed drawing and painting since she was […]

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“Do you have a key?” he asked me in the back of the church, moments before the service was to start. As I am the intern, I have a key on my chain, and I was able to unlock the small, wooden door hidden in the corner. I opened the door to see a closet-sized space […]

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“Intersectionality,” that’s a good word for what we’re trying to do here at the Cathedral. We can bring together all sorts of groups and issues, and people and interests and talents, and that’s all good. It’s all working for the same justice in the world. Like, it’s great how we have a Blues concert here on Good Friday, and that’s […]

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One of the great things about being a downtown parish is how we are geographically in the middle of so many things. So whenever St. Louis has a marathon, we often have streets around us blocked. And we could get frustrated about this, but I think its an opportunity to be present were the people […]

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