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A few years ago at the end of yoga class my teacher brought her hands together in front of her, fingers pointing upward as in prayer. She bowed to us and said. “Namaste”. Everyone else returned the blessing. Everyone except me. I had no idea what she was doing, and it felt threatening. Then …

In Georgia, faith leaders are asking corporate executives to condemn laws restricting voting access — or face a boycott. In Arizona and Texas, clergy have assembled outside the state capitols to decry what they view as voter-suppression measures targeting Black and Hispanic people.

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MANCHESTER -- Award-winning author, professor, historian and analyst Robert Watson will present "Truman and Israel: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Statehood in 1948" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Israel Congregation.

Chag Pesach sameach; gut yontif! These are among the traditional greetings for Passover, which starts at sundown this Saturday, March 27. Observant Jews will have cleaned the house of leavened foods and are preparing for the seder, a feast that includes ceremonial foods to commemorate the ho…

BENNINGTON — The Rev. Hugh Cleary, C.S.C. will be offering a Lenten Mission at Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church on March 1, 2, and 3 at 7 p.m. This event will be in-person at SHSF church in collaboration with Fr. John Britto’s parish, St. John’s in Viera, Florida. It will also be liv…

Our community is grieving although some are grieving more consciously than others. When a young woman is murdered in broad daylight on a beautiful stretch of the Walkway everyone is affected. For those who do not live, or work, or regularly walk that section it can be tempting to say :”What …

This week, spring term’s religion class began. We started by trying to get to an understanding of what religion is. What does a religion need to be a religion? We talked about tax code definitions, figureheads, rituals, texts. We talked about the many different shapes of religion; how differ…

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