That weekend in September we had gone to Sandy Hook because I was dissatisfied with my life, and angry at having to live it, and to have summer end. We drove down through the long cattails, and I was unhappy because the beach that I love doesn’t have cattails. I didn’t like the boardwalk, or that the water was warm.
Day: September 4, 2011
There was news last month that contrary to most people’s expectation, the more educated an American is, the more likely that person is to attend church regularly. So why are the mainstream churches in the U.S. losing membership across the board? Apparently it’s because the working class Americans are less and less likely to be […]
Two New Zealand dioceses oppose the proposed Anglican Covenant, Canon John Rees says it is both “insignificant and vital,” and The Living Church takes No Anglican Covenant Coalition’s challenge and offers some reasons to support it.
Reading for the feast day of Paul Jones, Sept. 4: Psalm 76 Malachi 2:17-3:5 I Peter 3:8-14a John 8:31-32 Bishop Paul Jones, one of the fathers of modern pacifism, is not a universally well known figure in our liturgical calendar, but his story is of interest in light of today’s highly polarized political messages in […]