Ritual – Ice Melting

Ritual – Ice Melting

Ritual done in James Chapel at Union Theological Seminary, September 10, 2019     Ritual Outine   Gathering Song: Led by Katie (with hand drum or djembe, and acapella)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlEvF7SyEEg   The Earth is our Mother, we must take care of her // Hey yunga ho yunga, hey yung yung //   The Ice is our Brother, we must take care of him // Hey yunga ho yunga, hey yung yung //   – Welcome and intro to ice melting   Introduction   Climate Change you say and I reply: No, I am afraid not. Not Climate Change anymore. Climate collapse instead.  …

Spiegel im Spiegel – Mirrors in the Mirrors

Spiegel im Spiegel – Mirrors in the Mirrors

CW 325 – Creating Rituals in Community: Tuesdays in Chapel The Work of Mourning The Earth Union Theological Seminary in New York City Fall 2019 – Tuesdays 10 am to 12:50 pm ROOM 307 + James Chapel  – NOON Instructor: Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes  September 3, 2019 – Arvo Pärt- Spiegel im Spiegel Participation of musicians Katie Reimer and Yuri Namkung Welcome – Sandra Montes   Beginning – Katie Reimer and Yuri Namkung play Spiegel im Spiegel   Text – Mirrors in the mirrors – By Cláudio Carvalhaes   This fantastic song composed by Arvo Pärt – Spiegel im Spiegel and…

Cambia, todo cambia en este mundo / Change, everything changes in this world

Cambia, todo cambia en este mundo /  Change, everything changes in this world

  Cambia todo cambia en este mundo / Change, everything changes in this world Hispanic Summer Program – San Antonio 2019   Cambia, todo cambia Cambia, todo cambia   Change, everything changes Change, everything changes   Asi canta Mecedes Sosa. This is what Mecedes Sosa sings.   Life is made of change. Nothing stays the same. Our lives are but a sequence of changes, either is some slow-motion transformations of abrupt refigurations.   Cambia, todo cambia Change, everything changes   Change la senora que hace las tortillas, and the bus driver Change our teachers at school and the dulces we…

Prayers and Psalms from/for the Latinxs Community

Prayers and Psalms from/for the Latinxs Community

Prayers and Psalms from/for the Latinxs Community Hispanic Summer Program 2019   * These Psalms were written by students and teachers participating at the Hispanic Summer Program 2019. We were praying for communities assaulted by ICE’s raids.       One thing I asked of the Lord, to keep me alive to make it to the U.S. To be able to do work and provide for my family so that they do not die of hunger. Then when my time is done here on earth I will seek to live in the house of the lord”   “Psalm 27: 1-4…

The Disastrous Situation of Immigrants in US

The Disastrous Situation of Immigrants in US

This sermon was preached at the Hispanic Sumemr Program in San Antonio, TX, 2019 The Disastrous Situation of Immigrants in US Matthew 24: 1-14   You see all these buildings, do you not? Truly I tell you, not one stone will be left here upon another; all will be thrown down… Beware that no one leads you astray… And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars; see that you are not alarmed… all this is but the beginning of the birth pangs. ‘Then they will hand you over to be tortured and will put you to death. Many will…