If you are friends with ECMN on Facebook (and I hope that you are, because it is the best way to catch the latest and greatest), you will have seen that over the last couple of weeks I have been blessed to spend a great deal of time at our two schools, Shattuck-St. Mary’s and … More The Magic of Back-to-School
In many respects I am the product of a traditional formation path. Sunday school took place in a one room undercroft with about ten kids of a variety of ages. Because I was the only person my age, when it came time for preparation for Confirmation I went through a one-on-one course with a wonderful … More Diversification in Formation
It was a hot dry midmorning summer day, and I was already drenched with sweat. The project of the day: relocating 1/10 of a mile of compost. Because of the density and makeup of the pile, this was “hand work.” As in: no tractors. Shovels, rakes and pickaxes were the tools we had on hand. … More The right tool for the job: formation!