Hiroshima

Hiroshima

Hiroshima Words, music and performance by Jim Croegaert As I write this, it is seventy-five years since the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, unleashing a destructive power unlike anything seen before – or since, thankfully, but for its...
Why Do We Hunger For Beauty – Video

Why Do We Hunger For Beauty – Video

Why Do We Hunger For Beauty? Video recorded Sunday, July 26, 2020 “Why Do We Hunger For Beauty” is among my favorites in songs I have composed. I love entering into it and revisiting the imagery and the questions it poses. Friendship with Tim and Sherrie Lowly, and...
First Easter

First Easter

First Easter Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 The very first Easter was not in a crowded worship space with singing and praising. On the very first Easter, the disciples were locked in their house. It was dangerous for them to come out. They were afraid. They were living...
Tim Slevin – What I Remember

Tim Slevin – What I Remember

Introduction I met Tim as a high school freshman at Spalding Institute in Peoria, 1960. He possessed many important attributes, not the least of which was being able to mimic some very distinctive persons, notably our principal, Father Brown, as well as certain...

Oklahoma

I wrote a song while serving with the Red Cross in Oklahoma in June, 2013 and recorded it recently. Tim Serban heads up Disaster Spiritual Care for the Red Cross and he put mine and others’ photos with it, and posted it to YouTube. I’ve included the lyrics...

Alabama Skies

An article on Spiritual Development called Alabama Narrative by Jim Croegaert appears in this months special disaster relief issue of PlainViews, a newsletter of the Health Care Chaplaincy, an organization leading in the research, education and practice of...