So much of what we want to understand about the nature of God in our lives is "beyond the capacity of the language that we’ve got", Evelyn explains, as she describes her calling to priesthood.

And that's why so many mystics and religious leaders or writers reach for metaphor.

Evelyn talks about her spiritual and educational path over recent years, to become Curate at the Anglican Church of Luxembourg.

Evelyn Sweerts in conversation with Lisa Burke

Community is at the core of their Chaplaincy here Luxembourg and their three pillars are:

- a diverse community where everyone belongs 
- a prayerful community that seeks to act with integrity
- a worshipping community that invites questions


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My Guest

Revd Evelyn Sweerts is a priest in the Church of England, serving the Anglican Church of Luxembourg where the Chaplain is the Revd Geoff Read. She’s a Dutch-born British-Luxembourgish European who has lived in Luxembourg for the last 14 years. She and her husband Michael have four children and (currently) 1 dog and 2 cats.

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