A Prayer from Long Ago

A Prayer from Long Ago By Rev. Alicia Randolph Rapking For the past two weeks I feel as if I have been steeped in prayer.  On Sunday, September 18 I began the Upper Room Five Day Academy at St. John xxiii Retreat Center in Charleston, WV.  This Five Day Academy was the second one in … Continue reading A Prayer from Long Ago

On Mercy

St. Meinrad’s Monastery, Indiana, site of 36 hour retreat on the ancient “Jesus Prayer.” On Mercy By Rev. Alicia Randolph Rapking It might have been sometime last fall when I came to the realization that I was thinking about “mercy.” It was during the time when Germany was receiving the greatest influx of Syrian refugees. … Continue reading On Mercy