The Kindness Rocks Project to visit Salem

Mayor Kim Driscoll, City of Salem Public Space Initiative and the Artisans at Artists’ Row recently announced a The Kindness Rocks Project event to take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 at Artists’ Row, 24 New Derby St., Salem.The Kindness Rocks Project was created to spread inspiration and motivation for unsuspecting recipients through random inspirational rocks placed in easy to access locations. It started as a hobby of one and has now turned into a movement due to the energy of many. here

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Sunday Connection-A wonderful resource for families from Loyola Press

Sunday Connection

God speaks to us in many ways, including through the Sunday Scripture readings. The Sunday Connection provides useful background and activities to better understand the upcoming Sunday’s Scripture readings, helping you to connect the Scripture to daily life in a meaningful way.



Follow Me!

A young woman tweets during the Interfaith Pre-Conference on HIV at Howard University. (CNS photo/Paul Jeffrey)



It is a sad fact that my mood on a gray day can be improved by getting a notification that someone new is following me on Pinterest. My need for approval seems to be taking over my life in a way that is worrying. When I get the little notifications on my iPhone saying that, “Grace so-and-so is now following you,” I check to see: Is it my foodie stuff she is interested in, the gardens I want, or the art I like? This made me think about what it means to follow someone. It is so easy to click “follow” on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest, and I do it often. It’s not a bad thing, and is one way I keep in touch with friends and family on the opposite coast and get the latest news from my favorite Fr. Jim Martin. RELATED: How to Use Facebook for Prayer Yet is it truly following? I think it is more like having one of my kids hang onto my purse or jeans as I wind my way through the (click link below to continue reading)

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Interfaith Conversation with Dr. Jennifer Peace


“Stories, Blind spots, Biases and Traditions”

Cape Ann Interfaith Commission invitation to explore the connection between religious bigotry and other prejudices-economic disparity, race, and gender.  How our narratives impact our relationships, community and ability to do what matters, together.

Sunday,  9/11/2016, 3-5 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Gloucester

38 Gloucester Ave., Gloucester,MA

This event is free of charge.

More info: CAIC, 978-283-8150

Dr.Peace is Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover-Newton Theological Seminary & Co-Director of the Center for Inter-religious and Communal Leadership Education.  She is also a co-editor of “My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Inter-religious Encounter, Growth and Transformation.”