Day: December 12, 2012


“People realize that we shouldn’t throw trash away carelessly …Well, we shouldn’t throw people away either” ~Favio Chavez, orchestra director:

Feeding South Sudan

Bishop Joseph Garang Atem of the Diocese of Renk in South Sudan spoke at the convention of the Diocese of Chicago, which has a companion diocese relationship with Renk. Bishop Garang is among those wrestling with how to feed, house and provide medical care for tens of thousands of homeless people fleeing religious persecution and …

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Brian McLaren’s open letter to Uganda

Brian McLaren posted an open letter to Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament. Kadaga has stated that the proposed Ugandan law against gay persons is something Ugandans want “as a Christmas gift.” Excerpted from his letter:

First Stones

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 — Week of 2 Advent, Year 1 John Horden, Bishop and Missionary in Canada, 1893 Robert McDonald, Priest, 1913 [Go to for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office (Book of Common Prayer, p. 936) Psalms 38 (morning) // 119:25-48 …

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