Inside the Abbey with Irit Umani on Service and Mindfulness

In Episode 2 of Inside the Abbey, Rebecca Hall and Santi Rodriguez interview Irit Umani about spiritual commitment and service. Irit Umani, the Executive Director of Trinity Center, a faith-based organization conducting programs that serve the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of the poor and homeless in Austin. Before moving…

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Episode 262: Learning To Speak Truthfully About Jews with The Rev. Dr. Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski

This is Part 1 of the Lecture by The Rev. Dr. Daniel Joslyn-Siemiatkoski about undoing anti-Judaism. Daniel Joslyn-Siemiatkoski is the Duncalf-Villavoso Professor of Church History at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. His areas of research are Anglican and Episcopal history, Jewish-Christian relations ancient and modern, Anglican ecclesiology, and contemporary…

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Episode 248: Hard Times on the Tex-Mex Border with John Burnett

John Burnett is NPR's Southwest correspondent based in Austin, Texas. He covers immigration, border affairs, Texas news and other national assignments. In 2018 and again in 2019, he won a national Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association for continuing coverage of the immigration beat. In this…

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Episode 244: Kingdom, Peace, and Justice with The Rev. Dr. Chuck Treadwell

The Rev. Chuck Treadwell is the 14th rector of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, TX. Fr. Chuck went to seminary at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN. After graduating in 1989, Chuck was ordained a deacon at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Dallas that same year. His first…

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Episode 240: Who Do People Say I Am? Intro to Gender and Sexuality in Youth (and Everyone Else), with Sarah Kapostasy and Caden Campbell

Sarah Kapostasy, LPC, is the founder of Sarah Kapostasy Consulting. She has provided education and training to a variety of professionals, particularly within the field of public health, for the past 10 years. Sarah was formerly a Mental Health Specialist with the CARE program at Austin Travis County Integral Care,…

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Episode 236: Becoming Peace and Love in the World with The Rev. Jason Minnix

The Rev. Jason Minnix is a spiritual director living in Austin, Texas.  He studied Philosophy at the University of Texas and Spiritual Formation at George Fox Seminary. When he isn't leading individuals he is leading groups during a contemplative service at Vox Veniae. He is also an avid beekeeper.

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You Are My Brother: Lessons Learned Embracing a Homeless Community with Dr. Judith D. Knotts

Judith D. Knotts is a consultant, speaker, and mentor. Her passionate story of living with the homeless demonstrates how each person deserves the same treatment and that society must learn to befriend the homeless instead of shun them away. Dr. Knott’s professional career has centered on education as a consultant…

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