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July 14 – Rev. Colleen Vahey

Rev. Colleen Vahey
Rev. Colleen Vahey


The Dalai Lama says that, “compassion is the radicalism of our time.”   Drawing on the works of Karen Armstrong, interfaith leader Eboo Patel, and our lived experiences, we will explore what it means to live a life of compassion.  What are the obstacles that get in our way?  How does UU theology call us to practice radical compassion?   Join us as we explore together the nature of compassion.

Rev. Colleen Vahey is a UU minister, serving a suburban congregation of Chicago as Assistant Minister for Lifespan Faith Development. She holds a B.A. in English and French from Lawrence University (Appleton, WI) and a Master of Divinity degree from Iliff School of Theology (Denver, CO). A native of Wisconsin, Colleen has also lived in Australia, Czech Republic, Switzerland and France. She enjoys reading and spending time in nature.

Music: Ellen Shahbazi
Service Leader: Bob Lindahl