Something to get you in the mood for the season of Advent
Day: December 2, 2012
… we are a ‘community of communities’. And perhaps in our own time we could translate this afresh and say we are a ‘network of networks’. Certainly this language has something to recommend it in an age when, so we’re told, networks are the decisive social fact for most younger people, often networks that are maintained through the new electronic media.
…sufficient signatures have been obtained to force a meeting of the House of Laity of the General Synod to discuss a vote of no confidence in its chair, Dr Philip Giddings
Sister Kathy Sherman of the Congregation of St. Joseph responded to the harsh assessment of women religious in the US with a song that has become the anthem of support for the sisters. Reported in the
So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then he took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man. Then the …
Psalm 146, 147 (Morning) Psalm 111, 112, 113 (Evening) Isaiah 1:1-9 2 Peter 3:1-10 Matthew 25:1-13 Our Psalms today are one of the most joyful set we draw in our rotation through the Psalter, which, on one hand, might seem a little strange as we begin to settle down into the quiet of Advent. But …