Coping with COVID: Story

As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified in March, Paul Taylor launched a collaborative writing project that was inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron. Boccaccio wrote his collection of one hundred stories in response to the devastation caused by the Black Death sweeping across Europe during the fourteenth century. The following story was...

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Coping with COVID: Jubilate Deo

Today’s Coping with COVID is brought to you by Nostalgia! The longer we spend away from each other, the more I start to miss making music with the choir (and the sound of a congregation singing together!). So, I’ve been taking a stroll down memory lane and listening to some...

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Coping with COVID: Story

As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified in March, Paul Taylor launched a collaborative writing project that was inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron. Boccaccio wrote his collection of one hundred stories in response to the devastation caused by the Black Death sweeping across Europe during the fourteenth century. The following poem...

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Coping with COVID: Poetry

As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified in March, Paul Taylor launched a collaborative writing project that was inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron. Boccaccio wrote his collection of one hundred stories in response to the devastation caused by the Black Death sweeping across Europe during the fourteenth century. The following poem...

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Coping with COVID: Baking with Jonathan!

Today’s “useful” distraction comes from Minister of Music and Outreach, Jonathan Castillo! He shows us how he’s been entertaining himself during the shutdown. Watch this quick demonstration of how he pipes a “succulent” garden on brownies with a buttercream frosting! Click the video below!  

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