#029: Celebrating Vocation (with David Haas, ft. Parker Palmer)

David Haas

David Haas

The topic of “vocation” is of great importance to us, though usually hearing that word conjures images of the priesthood or calls to religious life. Vocation, as we know, is something we all possess, regardless of ordination or consecration. We all long to discern what we should do with our lives, trying to match our greatest gifts, our passions, and the needs we see around us. 

Parker Palmer

Parker Palmer

Today, as we in the United States commemorate the Labor Day holiday, we are focusing on vocation. To do so, we’ll speak with composer and author David Haas as he reflects on forty years of writing liturgical music, and we’ll hear an excerpt from author Parker Palmer in today’s Ministry Moment.



For more information about David Haas, visit his composer pages at GIA Publications and OCP. You can also visit his personal website at www.davidhaas.us. Here you can find more information about the book I Will Bring You Home, and the accompanying concert tour. 

You can find information about Ken Canedo and his books, referenced in today's conversation, at OCP.

You can find more information about Parker Palmer and his book Let Your Life Speak at the website www.letyourlifespeak.com

The recordings of "Take, O Take Me as I Am" and "Give Us Peace" were produced by GIA Publications. 

Visit NPM's digital resource library, referenced at the end of the episode. 

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