Day: May 21, 2013

Immigration bill clears Senate committee

The Washington Post has published this Associated Press report: The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved far-reaching immigration legislation that gives a chance at citizenship to millions living in the country illegally. The 13-5 vote clears the bill for a Senate debate expected to begin early next month.

Walking for Peace

More than 650 Episcopalians joined Bishop Tom Shaw and an estimated 10,000 others in making a witness against gun violence by walking the Mother’s Day Walk for Peace in Dorchester.

Naomi’s Bitterness

“Call me no longer Naomi, (the name means ‘Pleasant’)

call me Mara, (‘Bitter’)

for the Almighty has dealt bitterly with me…

This morning we rise with prayer in our hearts for those affected by the terrible tornadoes yesterday and last night.