We believe the Church is alive, and we're keeping our finger on the pulse. Priest Pulse hosted by Father Benjamin Gildas and Fr. Colin Chapman looks at relevant issues in the Episcopal Church and around the world with prayer, humor, and thoughtfulness.

In this very special documentary, Fr. Ben follows the story of Anamchara Fellowship, a new monastic order in the Episcopal Church. The Anamchara Fellowship is a religious order in the tradition of celtic spirituality. This documentary brings listeners into the Annual Gathering of this order, listens in on their rituals, hears their music, and gets to know its members.

This is the entire documentary in one file.

Original music in this podcast performed by:

Br. Christopher 

Br. Kevin Colum

Sr. Elizabeth Margarite

Original composition of the Anamchara Fellowship prayer composed by Dr. David Park.

Direct download: The_Tribe_of_the_Wild_Goose.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 9:36am EST
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Fr. Ben and Intern Lizzie discuss the exciting new Indiegogo fundraising campaign and all the incredible perk packages you can get through backing.

Our Campaign:

http://bit.ly/1BEPjDG

Direct download: Indiegogo1.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 10:46pm EST
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Two atheists join us on this episode to discuss their perspectives and experiences as Millenial generation "nones" - the religiously unnafiliated. Colin and Ben discuss the Pew Religious Landscape Study, decline in Christianity, and what - if any - good news we have for those who don't believe.

Also featured in this episode is music from Abandon Kansas and Awaking Mercury.

http://badchristian-2.myshopify.com/collections/abandon-kansas

Direct download: Atheism_and_the_Gospel.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 9:53pm EST
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Priest Pulse and the Farsighted Podcast team up with Awaking Mercury to discuss music, art, and pop-culture from a faith perspective. Recorded live at the Awaking Mercury studio in Birdsboro, PA, this episode features live music from Luke Eccles. This is part 1 of a two part episode, the second half being found on the Farsighted podcast. The Farsighted can be found at the links below.

http://farsightedblog.com/

http://www.awakingmercury.com/

https://www.facebook.com/thefarsighted

Twitter:

@TheFarsighted

@thepaintedman

@awakingmercury

Direct download: The_Big_Picture_Part_1.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 4:18pm EST
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Ben and Colin interview Lutheran pastor Keith Anderson about his new book The Digital Cathedral: Networked Ministry in a Wireless World. Pastor Keith is co-author of Click2Save: the Digital Ministry Bible with Elizabeth Drescher, and editor of the Narthex. We discuss the impact of social media and the internet on congregational life, ministry, evangelism, pastoral care, and spirituality.

www.pastorkeithanderson.net

https://medium.com/the-narthex

 

Special thanks to audio tech Jenny Hack for recording and editing this episode.

Direct download: The_Digital_Church.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 10:43am EST
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A short Good Friday message of encouragement from Fr. Ben on this most sacred day.

Direct download: Good_Friday_message.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 2:34pm EST
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In the final Keeping Lent episode, Pastor Tim Ness of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Clifton Heights leads us to pray through Martin Luther's Small Catechism, that is praying the 10 Commandments, the Apostle's Creed, and the Lord's Prayer. We also celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation by praying the Angelus.

Direct download: Keeping_Lent_-_Praying_the_Catechism.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 9:53pm EST
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Fr. Ben brings on two surprise guests to make some very big announcements.

Direct download: Special_Bulletin.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 11:31pm EST
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This week the parishioners of St. Mark Lutheran Church and Incarnation Holy Sacrament Episcopal Church practice embodied prayer and you can practice along with us. Join Fr. Ben and special guest Sister Elizabeth Anderson on this episode.

 

Direct download: Keeping_Lent_-_Embodied_Prayer.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 10:12pm EST
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The Keeping Lent series continues with an episode on Centering Prayer. Lutheran Pastor Tem Ness leads us in an exercise of Centering Prayer. Also, Fr. Ben rants about St. Barbara's loss in Lent Madness.

Music by Awaking Mercury www.awakingmercury.com

Direct download: Keeping_Lent_-_Centering_Prayer.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 10:22pm EST
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