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Elizabeth Kirkland Cahill is an author, lecturer and biblical scholar. She is the co-author, with Joseph Papp, of Shakespeare Alive!
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 21, 2019
Most of us are so removed from agricultural realities that we fail fully to embrace the image of chaff in today’s psalm.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 20, 2019
Do we still believe there are “evil spirits who prowl through the world, seeking the ruin of souls,” as the prayer of St. Michael the Archangel memorably phrases it?
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 19, 2019
Over against our human unreliability stand the rock-solid assurances of God.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 18, 2019
Today and everyday we are invited to pray with the psalmist.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 15, 2019
I know that holding onto anger or resentment harms me more than it affects the perceived offender, and I know, too, that not to forgive is to practice self-righteousness and even to play God. But sometimes it is difficult to let go of these wrongs.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 14, 2019
Many years ago, when I was a graduate student in a venerable British university, I would wander into my college’s cathedral for evensong.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 13, 2019
Anyone who has been fortunate enough to live with a two-year-old knows that the drive towards doing it yourself begins early in life.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 12, 2019
In "Angela’s Ashes" Frank McCourt writes vividly about his boyish fear of confessing to a priest.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 11, 2019
The reassurance and familiarity of routines foster the growth of trust and love.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 09, 2019
The truth about God’s mercy is this: It is a divine gift, not a human attainment.