A recent Washington Post poll shows most voters in the swing states of Ohio and Florida support the right of same-sex couples to wed, as do nearly half the voters in Virginia. The Post reports:
Day: October 10, 2012
The Archbishop of Canterbury addressed the “Thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith”. The “new evangelization” is directed principally at those who, though baptized, have drifted away from the Church and live without reference to the Christian life.
The Compass Rose Society honored outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams at its annual meeting last week, with the premiere performance of “Advent Calendar” an anthem based on a poem by Dr. Williams composed by renowned composer Peter Hallock. The poem, published in Williams first poetry collection, ‘After Silent Centuries’ (Oxford, 1994), is quite beautiful:
Gregory Smith, senior researcher for the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, talks with Odyssey Networks about the rapid growth of the religiously unaffiliated.
We learned too late that it is not the thought but readiness to take responsibility that is the mainspring of action. Your generation will relate thought and action in a new way.
No one can live up to the expectations of a faultfinder. Not even Jesus.
by Maria L. Evans Almighty and everliving God, source of all wisdom and understanding, be present with those who take counsel for the renewal and mission of your Church. Teach us in all things to seek first your honor and glory. Guide us to perceive what is right, and grant us both the courage to …