Reasonably Catholic: Keeping the Faith

Spiritual but not religious? This place is made for you.

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Photo by Brandon Nappi

SPIRITUAL BUT NOT RELIGIOUS

The Copper Beech Institute, New England’s newest meditation center, is located at a Catholic retreat center and monastery in West Hartford, CT, but its founder and director, Brandon Nappi, says he hopes all seekers — from lapsed Catholics to Buddhists to atheists in search of stress reduction — will feel welcome there.

treeCB labrynth signCB artFrom left: a copper beech tree, a symbol of wisdom and solitude, after which the center is named; the sign leading to the labyrinth, based on the design of the one in Chartres Cathedral; a painting in the Golden Thread Gallery.

Fr. Richard McBrien Rest in peace, Fr. Richard McBrien

A champion of progressive Catholicism has gone to his reward, where we know he’s praying for us. Read the National Catholic Reporter obituary below:

http://ncronline.org/news/people/fr-richard-mcbrien-theologian-has-died

 

 

 

 

 

 

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