Day: September 13, 2013

Presiding Bishop issues statement on Syria

I do not believe further violence is likely to end the tragedy, but rather seems likely to increase or prolong the disaster. I applaud President Obama’s restraint and willingness to look for diplomatic solutions — changing position requires courage of the first order. – The Presiding Bishop

A Christian burial for Mr. Fortune

A slave who died more than 200 years ago in Connecticut but was never buried was given an extraordinary funeral Thursday that included lying in state at the Capitol and a liturgy at an Episcopal Church.

Awfully Confident

Friday, September 13, 2013 — Week of Proper 18, 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 40, 54 (morning) // 51 (evening) 1 Kings 18:20-40 Philippians 3:1-16 Matthew 3:1-12 Both …

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