Liturgical Furniture for St Mary’s University – Calgary

The director of campus ministry Nancy Quan contacted me in September 2012 to design new liturgical furniture for their space on campus. A committee who has come together to work on this project gave me a series of principles to imprint in the project: Inclusive and Emphasize the Eucharist as an act of the whole … More Liturgical Furniture for St Mary’s University – Calgary

Play, Symbol and Festival in Worship Design

Beauty as a transcendental quality of being invites one to enter the world of contemplation. In The Relevance of the Beautiful and Other Essays, Hans-Georg Gadamer argues, “The experience of the beautiful in art is a form of knowing.”[i] To illustrate his point, he examines three basic concepts: Play, Symbol, and Festival. I would also … More Play, Symbol and Festival in Worship Design

Exploring the Role of a Pastoral Care Minister through the film “The Barbarian Invasion”

Now in his early 50’s and divorced, Rémy is in the hospital.  His ex-wife Louise pleads with their son Sébastien, who has become a very successful businessman in London, England, to come home.  Sébastien hesitates because he and his father haven’t had much to say to each other for a very long time, but ends … More Exploring the Role of a Pastoral Care Minister through the film “The Barbarian Invasion”

Working with People: Carl Rogers – Carl Gustav Jung

Introduction The purpose of this paper is to compare Person-Centred Therapy, formulated by Carl Rogers, with Analytical Psychotherapy, originated by Carl Gustav Jung.  First, the basic concepts of these two approaches will be summarized, and then both psychotherapists’ theories will be examined in greater detail.  Finally, similarities and differences between the two approaches will be … More Working with People: Carl Rogers – Carl Gustav Jung