Reports and Documents

Dorothy Bass, director of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith, and planner of the congregations project, introduces the 2017 conference theme.

An introduction to the 2017 conference theme

by Dorothy Bass, conference planner


Students from Yale Divinity School and the Institute of Sacred Music attended the conference and reported on their experiences. Their reflections are found below. 

The Art of Naming Violence: A Parish Perspective

by Catherine Amy Kropp, MDiv ‘17

Balm in Gilead: Binding Wounds Through Time and Tree

by Brianna Lloyd, MDiv ‘18

Spaces of Peace and Healing

by Will Doreza, MMA ‘18

Everything Old is New Again: the Transformative Power of the Psalter

by Paul E. Olive-Reese, MDiv ‘19

The Healing Power of Community: Lament and Doxology at the ISM’s Congregations Project Conference

by Daniel L. Reid, MDiv ‘17

Congregations Respond to Outbreaks of Violence

by Addy Sterrett, MM ‘18

Click the link below to view or download a presentation handout from the St. Monica Catholic Community on their response to gun violence.

St. Monica Catholic Community’s presentation handout (PDF download)

A selected bibliography of texts and links is available below as a webpage or PDF download.

A selected bibliography on Worship and Violence