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Welcome


Welcome to my website! I am grateful for the opportunity to connect with you and reflect on those things that glorify our Creator and make all of us more fully alive. In my blog I’ll be sharing insights on spirituality, creativity, human potential, faith communities, animals, music and much more. I hope you’ll find something helpful in my books, blog or lectures. On the calendar page you’ll find my speaking schedule. I would love to meet you in person, especially if you are visiting New Orleans. Meanwhile, as we say in my former home of Hawaii:

Keep surfing. Keep learning. Keep loving.

Much aloha,

Father Bill

Upcoming Events

 

EASTER DAY IN COVINGTON, LA!

If you live in or near New Orleans, join me for one of our 3 services at Christ Episcopal Church Covington on the north shore. I’ll be preaching at our 8:00 and 10:00 traditional services with choir and orchestra, and at our 12:00 noon jazz service with the Celebration Band and special musical guests!

DIOCESE OF LOUISIANA EPISCOPAL CHURCH WOMEN KEYNOTE

I’ll be giving the keynote address for the Episcopal Church Women in the Diocese of Louisiana Annual Convention, Saturday June 3rd at 10:30 a.m. I’ll be signing both my books before and after the speech.

SUMMER BOOK TOUR!

Stay tuned for several summer book events across the United States. More information will be released in the next few weeks. If you’d like to host a book event, please contact me.

FINAL MOLOKAI PILGRIMAGE APRIL 9-14, 2018

Join me for my final Molokai pilgrimage as we follow in the steps of Saint Damien and Mother Marianne. Learn about Hawaiian culture and spirituality, reflect on the beauty of God’s creation on this spectacular island, pray in the churches Damien built lovingly by hand, and visit stunning Kalaupapa, the leper colony where Damien ministered and gave his life. Be renewed and be inspired!

Father Bill’s Blog

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