Today’s Youth Climate Change Strike has captured the attention of the world, as well it should! My support goes out to them for real transformation at the national and global level to mitigate the environmental catastrophe awaiting us. And I’m pleased that faith communities from Cape Cod in Massachusetts will ring out their support ofContinue reading “Ringing for Climate Change Action”
Now that we’ve had a few days to examine the dress, the flowers, the fascinators, etc. of the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, let’s take a listen to their exit out of St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. I hear the guard announcing the couple, people cheering, a woman(?) screaming (really not sureContinue reading “Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Exit Strategy [Update]”
The National Civil Rights Museum is calling on churches and institutions in the United States and beyond to ring their bells to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On April 4, 2018, bells will ring to commemorate 50 years after Dr. King’s death and his legacy in the Civil Rights Movement. BellsContinue reading “Homage to MLK Jr.”
Update 4.18.16–and here is how the Tsar Bell sounds! The folks over at UC Berkeley have done it again–they’ve dreamed up a scintillating, beautiful project with bells at the core. See their “Natural Frequencies” and “Polartide” performances from recent years. So what’s happening? What’s happening is a performance of the re-created sound of the fabledContinue reading “Tsar Bell Finally Rings”
Our hearts go out to all people in Belgium in the wake of yesterday’s terrorist attacks. Bells rang across Belgium in mourning and for peace. Luc Rombouts performed “Imagine” at the carillon of the University of Leuven. And St. Rombouts’ in Mechlin rang a peal.