Day: August 19, 2013

Ministering to students as the school year draws near

Christ Church, Poughkeepsie is one of a number of Episcopal Churches that not only blesses backpacks for school students, but fills them with necessary supplies. The Poughkeepsie Journal tells the story. We’ve heard of other parishes that both give out backpacks, fill them with food, collect them every other week and then redistribute them. In […]

First-Century Insults

Monday, August 19, 2013 — Week of Proper 15, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare 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. 980) Psalms 106:1-18 (morning) // 106:19-48 (evening) 2 Samuel 17:24-18:8 Acts 22:30-23:11 Mark 11:12-26 The worst […]