Walking the Christ Path in Transformation:
Com/passion and Celebration

Matthew Fox enjoys the singer in the final services of the first Christ Path weekend.

So out of the awe and wonder and cosmic connection, and the grief and loss of the dark night of our soul and our culture, arise the visions and the will to transform our world through creativity, community-building and inspired activism.  There arises the Via Creativa and flowing from that is the Via Transformativa.But it’s important to remember that this path of passion, compassion and social transformation is not just about relieving pain and undoing injustice. It’s also about cele … [Read more...]

From Christianity to Christ Path and the Help of Mysticism

The Christ Path Seminars begin with a searching question: The world as we knew it is passing. What sort of humans must we become to co-create a just, sustainable and spiritually awakened society in its place?We’re talking about a new, evolving humanity, and what might this begin to look like? Where are the seeds all around us to grow us at this time? Thomas Berry puts it this way, and I think this is encouraging, almost optimistic, at a time such as we live in today. He says: “The dark per … [Read more...]

The Two Goals of a Healthy Community:
Becoming Mystics, Becoming Prophets

As we open our conversation here on Patheos, I want to talk concretely about those who are in communities, whether those communities be parishes or base communities that you’re starting up, or whether you’re just waiting for an inspiration about what really will be your connection. I want to ask the questions: What is a parish? What is a caring community? What does a community do for us, what do we do for the community?I say there are two things involved in any healthy community. First, it pr … [Read more...]


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