Sister Marjorie Raphael, SSM, was living in a convent on the grounds of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti when the earthquake hit two years ago. She is now back at the Sisters of St. Margaret convent in Roxbury, Massachusetts and has returned to painting.
Day: January 13, 2012
A video making the rounds talks about how Jesus came to abolish religion.
Desmond Tutu writes in the Huffington Post that God made everyone for goodness and he tells the story of three people who demonstrate it.
Another comment from a previous post piqued our interest: the writer asks why there should be an Episcopal Church, what defines us, and what would be missing if we were gone?
Sara Ritchey says that wives of married clergy who become Roman Catholic priests should be very careful because in addition to the general disorientation that typical Roman Catholic congregants might experience, there is embedded in the dogma of priestly celibacy a long history of institutional and theological hostility towards women.
We are invited to have soft hearts, hearts open to the transforming love of God. And our example is Jesus.