“A convent is on the Saint Mary's campus, so peace, quiet, and solitude are prominent characteristics; those qualities might not meet the needs of a faith group that wants to make a joyful noise.” There might have been a time when religious groups wouldn't have considered a meeting site operated by a different denomination or religion. Meeting planners probably feared this response: “Why should we go there when we can choose from locations within our own denomination?” Ecumenism seems to ...

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