Attendance levels at regular weekly services in Church of England cathedrals have increased significantly again this year, by 7%, say the latest statistics from the Archbishops’ Council’s Research and Statistics Unit.
Day: May 4, 2011
Should we invite persons who are not baptized to receive Holy Communion? The church is discussing this question today.
“His background in theological education and extensive ecumenical work make him the ideal person to continue our robust MDiv program, strengthen our ecumenical partnerships and lead our growing commitment to lifelong learning for clergy and laity.”
I’ve never understood the celebration of the death of any human being. Somehow our God-given humanity is diminished when someone celebrates the violent death of another child of God.
“His actions and those of Al-Qaeda have violated the sacred Islamic teachings upholding the sanctity of all human life. His acts of senseless terror have been met with moral outrage by Muslims worldwide at every turn in the past decade.”
The Episcopal Youth Event was created by the General Convention in 1982 to “gather and capture the energy and enthusiasm of young people for their church,” according to Bronwyn Clark Skov, youth ministry officer for the Episcopal Church.
“We are right to feel a sense of relief that a major source of evil has been removed. But we should reflect also on the flip side of that relief: the nature of our fears.” – Miroslav Volf
My fever increased, and I was on the verge of passing away and perishing; for, if I had passed away then, where should I have gone but into the fiery torment which my misdeeds deserved, measured by the truth of thy rule? My mother knew nothing of this; yet, far away, she went on praying for me.