John Wagner of The Washington Post relates the story of soon-to-depart Baltimore Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien’s unsuccessful effort to change Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s mind about supporting same-sex marriage in an article that tracks the Democratic party’s growing comfort with marriage equality.
Day: September 12, 2011
Here is something you don’t see every day. Or, for that matter, any day. A writer from the National Review liked the 9/11 sermon that Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori gave yesterday at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.
Bishop Tom Ely of Vermont has been making his way, as best as possible, around this flood ravaged diocese. He blogs about it here.
My only comment on an eventual successor is that I believed that if Rowan stayed on until he was 65 (in 2015), Bp. Nick Baines, late of Croydon and now of Bradford, would be the natural successor. If Rowan does retire in 2012, the timing is wrong for that.
Sifting through the coverage of yesterday’s 9/11 memorial services, we found this excellent video shot by NJ.com in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark.
Thomas Keating describes the false self as three energy centers within us, which motivate us to act to satisfy our ego’s exaggerated needs.
Some Café bloggers took to the pulpit yesterday. We are interested in what you said or what you heard, and whether any of it is continuing to evolve as you sit with it.