Tune into the Faith in Maine podcast for an eight-episode series of audio essays on the concept of hope by Rev. Martin Smith.
Rev. Smith is well known throughout the Episcopal Church and beyond as writer, retreat leader, spiritual director and teacher, exploring contemporary spirituality. A priest since 1971, he most recently served as the Senior Associate Rector at St Columba’s church in Washington, D.C. He retired from parish ministry in 2012. His widely read books include Reconciliation: Preparing for Confession in the Episcopal Church, A Season for the Spirit, The Word is Very Near You, Love Set Free and Compass and Stars and (co-authored with the Rev Julia Gatta) Go in Peace: the Art of Hearing Confessions. He has been a regular contributor to Sojourners magazine.