In this first episode of season 4 of Prophetic Voices: Preaching and Teaching Beloved Community, we speak with Episcopalians committed to the Beloved Community about the texts for Ash Wednesday. The texts covered in this episode are Isaiah 58:1-12, Psalm 103, and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21. Our guests this week are:
- The Rev. Dr. Hillary Raining, rector of St. Christopher’s Church in Gladwyne, Diocese of Pennsylvania, and creator of The Hive online spirituality and wellness digital community.
- The Rev. Canon Lydia Bucklin, from Marquette, Michigan, and Canon to the Ordinary for Discipleship and Vitality with the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan. She is also the director of the Mutual Ministry Initiative at Virginia Theological Seminary.
- Sr. Madeliene Mary, prioress at the Community of St. Mary, Southern Province and a religious for 51 years. She is a spiritual director and helps people explore the connections between faith, care for creation, and Benedictine spirituality.
Prophetic Voices is hosted by the Rev. Isaiah “Shaneequa” Brokenleg, The Episcopal Church’s staff officer for Racial Reconciliation. For more information on Becoming Beloved Community, visit iam.ec/becomingbelovedcommunity.