Dean of The Cleveland Plain Dealer:
Day: January 8, 2013
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said he will meet with indigenous leaders. Protests and hunger strikes have been ongoing since December 10. From
From the Anglican Communion News Service – a request of prayer for Northern Ireland: From The Rt Revd Harold Miller, Bishop of Down and Dromore
Fifty years ago this June, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was slain in his home driveway by a rifle shot to his head. JFK had earlier that day given his speech proposing what became the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although a white supremacist was arrested soon after the murder it was thirty years before […]
Former Senator Chuck Hagel, active Episcopalian, has been nominated by President Obama to be Secretary of Defense. The
“Therefore justice is far from us and righteousness does not reach us; …for truth stumbles in the public square, and uprightness cannot enter.”
As my priest, sometimes you’re just not transparent/genuine. I get that you need to maintain appropriate boundaries, and I want you to have those boundaries. But I don’t expect you to be in a good mood every day, or to not have problems at home. Nor do I expect you to conceal your real views. … And by the way, not everything has to be sunshine and roses. Some things in life just stink, and you can say that. If we as a parish can’t deal with that, it’s our problem, not yours.