Columbia — I was raised Catholic. Any time I tell someone that, I can feel them thinking, “And what are you now?” Because it’s understood that very few people raised within The Church stay with The Church because The Church forces you to give up all your Sunday mornings, leaving you with less time to play video games and watch cartoons. I taught Sunday school for a while, before I came out as an atheist. I...
Greenville — It’s one of those things you just can’t ever quit— save a traumatic experience. The Catholic Church is so rich in ritual that after a few decades of immersion, you can’t quite shake it. Innate Cathol...
Göreme — We did not know where to look. It was a mess. The eyes were gouged out. There were missing limbs. Some of the faces were unrecognisable. We were not describing a war zone. We have stepped into an old ...
When church is something else, something less but somehow more.
St Guthlac church, Passenham
Preston Deanery. A self-portrait of sorts.
"What made you want to go back to church?"
The path to enlightenment
All kinds of friends.
... Says the great bell of Bow ...
Basilica of St. Stephen
Víziváros - Church of St. Anne
Every Sunday, a Rock Hill congregation worships in the courtroom of an old federal building; nobody sits in the judge's seat.
Tacky cakes > Communion wafers