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Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center opened in 1914 as a summer retreat house for members of The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross. With libraries and places to pray nestled throughout the building and its quiet gardens, Adelynrood
In September 2019 I said "yes" to an invitation to lead our 2021 Companion Conference. In June 2022, after two summers of pandemic closure, I stepped back on the grounds of Adelynrood at last, two days ahead of the postponed
Rob Hirschfeld, Bishop of New Hampshire, recently released a video report from the Lambeth Conference about the bishops’ discussion on care for creation. I liked that our virtual Companion Conference on creation care, on Saints Francis and Clare, on Vida
Jackie Schmitt talked about how Francis of Assisi inspired the early Companions to become leaders in different movements, using various gifts to reach out to help those on the margins of society. Stephanie Spellers invited us to reflect on what
When I think of a grace-filled creation I have only to watch one of David Attenborough’s stunning programs on the natural world. Since my teenage years in the UK, I have been enamored with David’s naturalist work as he made
St. Francis cared about the world and how we act in it. I will remember most clearly keynote speaker Stephanie Spellers’ statement that we are “Companions of the Holy Cross” but do we act that way?
Emily Morgan and Vida Scudder are excited to see plans for the Companions to have a booth at the 2022 Episcopal Church General Convention and a workshop at the Episcopal Church Women’s Triennial.
Something many Companions seem to have in common is the creative impulse, whether practiced professionally, as dedicated amateurs, or trying something new for fun. Sharon Klander, Texas Companion, led our December Workshop, and Nicki Bourne, New Hampshire/Vermont Companion, was one