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May 27, 2020
On the senior retreat to Trinity Retreat Center in West Cornwall, Connecticut I found myself drawn to a large boulder situated on the Housatonic River. I perched myself on...
May 18, 2020
What I remember is the laughter. Just after the Dean had somberly gathered the Senior class in the refectory, most of us knowing what was coming: there would be no trip to...
May 11, 2020
Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What will you give me if I betray him to you?” (Matthew 26.14-15) Perhaps Judas...
May 8, 2020
            The pandemic has wrought many changes in life at YDS and Berkeley. Both institutions are responding with steadfast faith and creative virtual events. Drawing on...
May 4, 2020
Please join us for a Berkeley State of the School conversation on May 14th, 2020 at 4:00 PM (EDT).  Featuring James L. Elrod, Jr. ‘17, Chair, Berkeley Board of Trustees and ...
May 4, 2020
“Alone, I am what I am, but in community I have the chance to become everything that I can be.” ~ Sr. Joan Chittister[1] From the beginning God created us to be in community...
April 27, 2020
How quickly things can change. It was only a few weeks ago that the senior class at BDS was preparing to embark on our long-awaited pilgrimage to Canterbury and were...