Hello ULC Ministers! Welcome to another edition of the Universal Life Church Monastery Visionary Newsletter. We hope that Spring has been treating you well, and that you've gotten to enjoy some sunshine.
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This month, we've seen articles about the rising popularity of college students becoming ordained, Lady Gaga once again thumbing her nose at the Catholic Church, a ULC Book Club, and a look at the Large Hadron Collider from a religious perspective.
We also invite you to visit our blog or our Facebook page and join the discussions!
We'd like to invite all of our ULC Ministers to join us for weekly book discussions at our new ULC Book Club blog. Every Friday we'll begin a new book on spirituality, faith or religion, and we'd love to have your input! You can also join us on Facebook to extend the conversation.
The Universal Life Church Book Club
Some researchers suggest that we may someday be able to send messages, or even ourselves, into the past. This raises the question: is it possible that "supernatural" beings our ancestors met and described as Gods, or as Angels, were actually us? Obviously, this stirs up discomfort in the religious community. Is there a way to reconcile this- to stay on the cutting edge while keeping spirituality alive?
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Many ministers ordained online are also college students. The University of Arizona's campus paper, The Daily Wildcat, recently interviewed a handful of the 104 U of A student ministers about what their ordination means to them.
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Universal Life Church Monastery Blog
She's at it again! Pop star and avant garde icon Lady Gaga has once again rankled the Catholic Church. Her latest video, in which she plays Mary Magdalene, has raised some sharp criticism from the Catholic League.
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