Seonjoon Young’s diverse career has taken her all over the world. After college, Young, MDiv '17, entered a Buddhist nunnery in South Korea before pursuing a master’s degree at HDS. While working as a chaplain, she fell in love with teaching and has now moved back to her home state of Colorado to practice and advance trauma-informed education full time.
Kerry Maloney, chaplain and director of religious and spiritual life at Harvard Divinity School and Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church, reflects on the combination of hope and lament that thread through our days in lockdown and reminds us to find shelter in the spiritual company of those who have weathered past storms.... Read more about In Spiritual Company
Matthew Potts, Associate Professor of Religion and Literature and of Ministry Studies at Harvard Divinity School and Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church considers rituals of love and service in a season of social distancing.
Angie Cecil, MDiv candidate, created an interior pilgrimage inspired by St. Teresa of Avila's Interior Castle. The pilgrimage, which was developed as part of the Memorial Church's Pilgrimage Project, can be made without leaving your living room. In the audio file, itinerary, and text below, Cecil leads the participant through each step of the journey.... Read more about Spiritual Practice: Pilgrimage in Place
When HDS Ministry Innovation Fellow Casper ter Kuile asked on social media who, on lockdown, would want to participate in a weekly community sing, he found more than 100 eager strangers from the U.S., Europe, and Africa.