Incense on the Altar

Photograph by Chris Liverani

“For our applicants from abroad who have been on the waiting list during the pandemic and once again have not been able secure appointments for their F-1 visas for travel to the U.S. They are heartbroken.

Chad Hatfield,
St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary Yonkers, New York


“The seminary is in the middle of a remodel that was planned before the pandemic. We are praying for the completion of this project as well as the rebuilding of the community following the pandemic!

Jul Medenblik
Calvin Theological Seminary Grand Rapids, Michigan


“I am praying for healing from the physical and collective trauma of the pandemic and learning from this experience that brings us to a new place. I am also praying for the availability of vaccines and willingness of people to use them, worldwide.

Pamela Couture,
Toronto School of Theology Toronto, Ontario, Canada


“I am praying that the Holy Spirit will move in a mighty way and help humanity see how our common destiny springs from our commonweal.

Michael Joseph Brown
Payne Theological Seminary Wilberforce, Ohio


“That we may continue to allow our hearts to be conformed to the Heart of Christ so that we may be instruments of healing, peace, and salvation, and that those on campus will have an experience of God’s reign taking root among us and be drawn into its lifegiving grace.

Raúl Gómez-Ruiz, SDS
Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology Hales Corners, Wisconsin


“When so little is in our control, I am praying for trust in God’s wisdom and mercy, for patience and charity in the seminary community, and that our society may discover a renewed sense of commitment to the common good.

Cynthia Briggs Kittredge,
Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, Texas

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