Decoding Signs and Symbols
of Roman Catholicism
Advisor to The Guibord Center the Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith invited us to a special guided tour of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.
Be sure to enjoy the video!
Christian Sacred Texts
St. John’s Cathedral hosted The
Guibord Center for the hauntingly
beautiful liturgy of Tenebrae during
Holy Week as part of our 101 Series:
Sacred Texts in Sacred Places.
Decoding Ritual & Symbols of
Fr. John Bakas, Dean of Saint Sophia’s Cathedral, takes us
on a journey that layer-by-layer carries us into a deeper understanding
of the Christianity that has existed, ever the same and ever transformational,
for two thousand long and turbulent years.
Dr. Amy-Jill Levine’s Lectures
The Bible, Women and Violence – 2013
On Common Ground – 2016
Gospel Politics – 2016
The Jewish Jesus – 2011
In Search of a Prophet:
Kahlil Gibran with Author
Author Paul-Gordon Chandler delighted the audience
with excerpts from his new book about Kahlil Gibran,
author of “The Prophet”.
Ancient Wisdom in the
with HIS GRACE, BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSIS
His Grace, Bishop Demetrios of Moskissos, Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, stands taller than most men. He is an imposing figure who could be enormously intimidating – except for the sparkle in his eyes and the smile that lights up his face when he interacts with people.
WITH DIANA BUTLER BASS
Author Diana Butler Bass explores Gratitude,
the topic of her next book, in a new way, giving
us food for thought in these chaotic times.
CHRISTIAN IDENTITY IN A
WITH BRIAN MCLAREN
Widely acclaimed author and speaker Brian McLaren
asks “Can you be a committed Christian without
having to condemn or convert people of other faiths?
Is it possible to affirm other religious traditions without
watering down your own?”
Christian Holy Days and Observances
The Western Christian Church Year consists of two cycles of feasts and holy days. One is based on the movable date of Easter Day and the other on the fixed date of Christmas Day, December 25.