Category Archives: BOC

Meeting Sister Helen

When I was an undergrad at a fine Jesuit institution, Sister Helen Prejean came to speak. I didn’t know much about her then. The movie Dead Man Walking had put her memoir of the same name further into the spotlight … Continue reading

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God’s dare: love more

This week is tech week for the New England premiere of Dead Man Walking, which I am in with Boston Opera Collaborative. Because this is where my heart and time are being spent this week, I am running a series … Continue reading

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This journey to Christ

This week is tech week for the New England premiere of Dead Man Walking, which I am in with Boston Opera Collaborative. Because this is where my heart and time are being spent this week, I decided am running a … Continue reading

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More than fair: Why I oppose the death penalty (repost)

This week is tech week for the New England premiere of Dead Man Walking, which I am in with Boston Opera Collaborative. Because this is where my heart and time are being spent this week, I decided am running a … Continue reading

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Seven pieces I’m working on right now

— 1 — I have been out every night this week at rehearsals for the New England premiere of Jake Heggie’s opera Dead Man Walking based on the memoir by Sister Helen Prejean. It is being produced by Boston Opera Collaborative … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes, volume 16

— 1 — Much as I suspected, when jumping on the Seven Quick Takes bandwagon 16 weeks ago, I have a terrible time remembering which “volume” each entry should be, and always have to go back and see what the … Continue reading

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Who are your saints?

The people in my life have made it easy for me to believe in a God of love. My co-workers are generous, faithful, and funny. They are kind to me even when I’m annoying, and they supported me last year … Continue reading

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