Here are reflections on the Church, the Spiritual life and the gothic subculture as a Christian who identifies as a goth. Since I am a pastor and spiritual director I wanted to create a space to
explore and struggle with issues of church and pastoral care in an age of post-Christendom.
Here are also found portfolios of my iconographic work.
I invite the reader to explore with me the world of the priestly goth.
Steve McSwan, wants to let us in on an amazing secret: you can know God. The problem is it shouldn’t be much of a secret and many who think they know how (including the author at one point in his life even as a Baptist pastor) and can know God don’t know what Enoch knew. Enoch is that character [...]
In Mending Broken: A Personal Journey Through Trauma and Recover Teresa B. Pasquale presents her personal history of trauma and recovery in a compelling and at moments moving way. I read the book as a pastor and spiritual director who has worked with parishioners and directees who underwent trauma and suffered from PTSD. Much of what the author relates about her [...]
I’m continuing to expand on some comments I made at over at glassdimily, as requested by Jeremy John. In the previous post, I compared Peter Rollins and St. John of the Cross. I concluded that a difference between Rollins and St. John is that while both may call for a radical doubt of our conceptions or [...]