Day: September 4, 2013

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah—the Jewish New Year—begins today, September 4, at sundown. It marks the start of the High Holy Days, a ten-day period of penitence and spiritual renewal that ends with the holiday of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby writes:

Are the rich stingier?

“In just about every way you can study it, our lower-class individuals volunteer more, they give more of their resources — they’re more generous,” he said. Keltner is not claiming the poor give more than the rich in absolute terms. Wealthy philanthropists give away millions of dollars.

Gifted and Talented

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 — Week of Proper 17, 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. 982) Psalms 38 (morning) // 119:25-48 (evening) 1 Kings 9:24-10:13 James 3:1-12 Mark 15:1-11 What is …

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