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The Forum

Every Sunday at 10 am

Each week, guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines join the Reverend Peter Thompson and other St. Bart's clergy for deep and insightful conversations about topics that matter to our lives as responsible citizens and people of faith. Speakers in recent years have included winners of the Tony Award, the Emmy Award, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the Pulitzer Prize, professors from prominent universities like Yale, Harvard, Princeton, and Columbia, and journalists from New YorkThe New Yorker, and The Atlantic.

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Lenten Series - I’m the problem. It’s me: Reflections on Self-Reflection

According to the Book of the Common Prayer, one of the purposes of Lent is to provide time for “self-examination.” This Lent, speakers from a variety of fields discuss how, through music, literature, religious ritual, and medical care, we can come to understand ourselves better.

Sunday, March 10
I'm the problem. It's me: Confession in the Episcopal Church


Many Episcopalians are surprised to learn that their Church offers personal confession. The Rt. Rev. Andrew St. John, Bishop-in-Residence at St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, provides an overview of the rite as it is used within our own tradition.

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Upcoming Forums

Sunday, March 17

Dr. Patricia Tidwell, psychotherapist, on the power of therapy.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

An Advent Reflection on the Logos Hymn
12.12.21 | Articles | The Forum

An Advent Reflection on the Logos Hymn The Logos Hymn in the Gospel of John professes Jesus to be the Divine Word who created the world and in time came into it as the light shines in the darkness. Why did the Divine Word become incarnate and...

Seeking Everyday Faith with Thomas Merton
11.14.21 | Articles | The Forum

Author Sophfronia Scott shares her deep dive into the private journals of the famous Trappist monk, and the connection she found in his pages that led to her book The Seeker and the Monk: Everyday Conversations with Thomas...

Día de los Muertos
10.31.21 | Articles | The Forum

Claudio Lomnitz, Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University and author of Death and The Idea of Mexico, provides an overview of the beloved Mexican tradition.

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