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Joseph O'Brien

Joseph O'Brien
Joseph O’Brien was born in Freehold, NJ, and lives on a homestead with his wife and nine children in rural Soldiers Grove, WI. He is managing editor of Adoremus Bulletin, a short-story editor for Tuscany Press, Wellesley, Mass., and poetry editor and staff writer (Set 'Em Up Joe and Sheep and Goats) for the San Diego Reader, where his poetry has been published in the past. His poems also have appeared in the Kickapoo Free Press, Dappled Things, America, and Chronicles.

Articles by Joseph O'Brien

Paramahansa Yogananda style

Self Realization Fellowship of San Diego Contact: 3072 1st Ave., San Diego 619-295-0170 www.sandiegotemple.org Neighborhood: Bankers Hill Minister: Brother Tyagananda. Members: 150-200 guests per Sunday service (9 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Age: 57 Born: Ascoli ...

November 20, 2020
Yukai: upholding the purity of Shingon teachings

Yukai The principle of this sect was to consider the way of men and women, yin and yang, to be the secret art of obtaining Buddhahood in this flesh, and the only means of obtaining ...

San Diego New Life: real people with real needs

San Diego New Life Contact: 730 Concepcion Ave., Spring Valley www.sandiegonewlife.org 619-829-1193 Membership: 150 Neighborhood: Spring Valley Pastor: Jack Sheets Age: 67 Born: Gardner, KS Formation: Point Loma Nazarene University, Point Loma; San Diego International ...

November 6, 2020
George Duncombe Cox: contemporary of John Keats

George Duncombe Cox The sound of evening music Vibrates along the mind, And strikes a chord of feeling Too sweet to be defined. When, with the moonlight rising, The nightingale’s sweet voice, We doubt, and ...

The “radical inclusiveness” of an openly LBGTQ+ pastor

Mission Hills United Methodist Church Contact: 4044 Lark St, San Diego 619-296-1243 www.missionhillsumc.org Membership: 50 Neighborhood: Mission Hills Pastor: Bailey Brawner Age: 26 Born: Anchorage, AK Formation: University of Montana-Western, Dillon, MT; Boston University School ...

October 23, 2020
Emperor Shirakawa offers a prayer to Hachiman

Emperor Shirikawa Of the six fundamental disciplines, the observance of the commandments is considered the most important; of the ten commandments, the prohibition on the taking of life is the prime one. All living creatures ...

October 16, 2020
Jesus Christ drive-thru

Canyon Springs Church Contact: 9700 Avenue of Nations, San Diego 858-746-9775 www.canyonsprings.org Membership: 500 Pastor: Jack Hawkins Neighborhood: Scripps Ranch Age: 57 Born: Newport Beach Formation: Biola University, Talbot School of Theology-Biola University, La Mirada ...

October 9, 2020
John Hay: served in government alongside Lincoln, Garfield, and McKinley

John Hay There are two mountains hallowed By majesty sublime, Which rear their crests unconquered Above the floods of Time. Uncounted generations Have gazed on them with awe,-- The mountain of the Gospel, The mountain ...

Jerry Andrews preaches the beauty of the savior

First Presbyterian Church of San Diego Contact: 320 Date Street, San Diego 619-232-7513 www.fpcsd.org Membership: 430 Pastor: Jerry Andrews Age: 67 Born: Detroit, MI Formation: Detroit Bible College (William Tyndale College); Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, ...

September 25, 2020
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