John Philip Newell

John Philip Newell is a poet, a scholar and a teacher. Formerly Warden of Iona Abbey in the Western Isles of Scotland, he is currently Writer Theologian for the Scottish Cathedral of the Isles as well as Companion Theologian for the American Spirituality Centre of Casa del Sol in New Mexico. He is internationally acclaimed… Details

Raymundo Gonzalez

Cuernavaca, the “City of Eternal Springtime,” serves as Raymundo Gonzalez’s blank canvas from which he paints and draws what he sees: a mix of Spanish and Indian cultures, fiestas, traditions, myths, and colors. His art captures these cultural images beautifully, giving the viewer a taste of both reality and fantasy. Gonzalez depicts the real side… Details
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Gordon Atkinson

Gordon Atkinson is a writer, pastor, and internet professional. He was the pastor of Covenant Baptist Church in San Antonio from 1992 to 2010. During that time he was the writer behind the popular blog, Real Live Preacher. He has written for The Christian Century, the High Calling, and other publications. His most well known… Details

Mary C. Earle

Mary C. Earle is an Episcopal priest, poet, author, spiritual director and retreat leader. Until her retirement, she taught classes in spirituality for the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. Mary has authored nine books; the subjects include the spirituality of living with illness, rule of life, Celtic Christian spirituality, the Desert Mothers, and… Details

Jane Patterson

A gifted guide who teaches from her heart as well as her head, Jane has a deft ability to take events and metaphors that others overlook and use them to show how the common is truly holy. Previous to her role at The WorkShop, Jane was the Interim Director of Theological Field Education at the… Details

Ben King

Americana music fans do a double take when Ben Bowen King starts playing. Walking on stage with a resonator guitar and a slide on his pinkie finger, people expect to hear the “country blues” of Robert Johnson or Charlie Patton. But when King starts playing there aren’t any songs about hellhounds or deals with the… Details

Katerina Katsarka Whitley

Katerina Katsarka was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. Two events shaped her psyche—the sadness of war and the long illness and early death of her mother. The strength of faith that also runs through the years of her life originated in a loving, highly verbal, extended family, and the faith of the house church of her… Details

Covita Scelsa Moroney

Covita Scelsa Moroney has performed with a diverse range of ensembles, from the San Antonio Symphony to the Smith Brothers blues band and everything in between. During her first years in Texas, she landed gigs with a variety of bands: country, jazz, blues, folk and rock. Covita has performed in Texas Dance Halls, elegant theaters… Details

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson's many recordings have managed to satisfy several widely divergent audiences. Johnson's vocal recordings, such as Great Romantics, Pilgrimage and The Memory Tree have been embraced by those who appreciate the intelligence and wit of their lyrics based on literature, art and travels abroad. Contemporary Celtic music fans have been drawn to Jeff's collaboration… Details