Ashes To Go seems to be gaining momentum, doesn’t it? I confess that I started this Ash Wednesday dubious about this increasingly popular Episcopalian phenomenon, thinking haughtily that it’s important that people make a personal commitment to cross the threshold of a church, a sacred space, just like I do, to repent of their sins […]
Day: February 13, 2013
Key representatives of the Episcopal Church testified today before the Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing today on immigration reform. Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations Director Alexander Baumgarten and Katie Conway, Immigration and Refugee Policy Analyst, submitted testimony to the committee, chaired by Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont. An excerpt from their testimony:
We posted this when it was created a couple of years ago, but it’s worth revisiting and sharing with your friends on this Ash Wednesday:
Here is a beautiful Lenten meditation from the Rev. Callie Swanlund and the choir of the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Philadelphia. This three-minute podcast is part of a series that the church will present each Wednesday during Lent. (I am inspired by the idea of running without letting the music from my iPod interfere […]
He saw that all things were good, and He did not enjoy them. He saw that all things were beautiful, and he did not want them. His love is not like ours. His love is non possessive. His love is pure because it needs nothing.
On this Ash Wednesday, are you not yet sure just how you will observe a holy Lent? As you sip the day’s first cup of coffee (dang, I was going to give that up!) check out the Fast-Pray-Give Lenten calendar at bustedhalo.com to guide you through the season (and put you in the running to […]
…and listen this morning