Spirituality on the Silver Screen

Event details

  • Wednesday | February 22, 2017
  • 6:30 pm
  • St. Paul's Brooks Room

movie_4At their best, movies can move, inspire and teach us like no other art form. This winter, St. Paul’s clergy, parishioners and friends will host screenings of movies that have particular spiritual significance for them, and lead short discussions afterwards. All “reel spirituality” screenings will be on Wednesday nights in January & February at 6:30 p.m. in the Brooks Room.

Free admission and free popcorn, courtesy of the Adult Forum Committee.

February 22: Ram Dass, Fierce Grace (2001) — Documentary about Richard Albert, who was fired from Harvard in 1963 for conducing psychedelic drug research. After a pilgrimage to India, he became Ram Dass (“servant of God”) and a guru to several generations of spiritual seekers. However, after suffering a stroke and going through rehab he became an even greater spiritual inspiration to his followers. Hosted by the Rev. Richard Israel.