This evening I had the great opportunity to organize a beautiful service for economic justice with my friend and peer Ryan here at the Seminary of the Southwest. It was a powerful invitation for us to remember how important care of the poor and economic equity is in Scripture and in the Christian tradition. I especially loved the opportunity to pray the Franciscan Litany written by Vida Scudder published in the 1930 edition of the Manual for the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross.
Find the bulletin here:
The service was also an opportunity to experiment with an idea for contemporary chant I’ve been working on, a fusion of chant and contemporary Christian music. Here’s the Psalm I put together for the service: