Day: September 27, 2013

Poll explores faith life of college students

A new poll shows that college students are almost evenly divided into three camps when it comes to faith. About a third, 32%, are true believers. Another 32% are spiritual but not religious. And 28% consider themselves secular.

The Pope is still Catholic.

Two reminders: the recent excommunication of a priest who advocated the ordination of women and new rules that limit Roman Catholic military chaplains ministry to homosexual service members.

When can one pray at governmental meetings?

In Town of Greece v. Galloway, the Supreme Court will decide if and when it is permissible for public meetings to open with prayer. This could be a pivotal case in determining the standards by which governments may permit religious expression in civil settings.

Driving Like a Maniac

Friday, September 27, 2013 — Week of Proper 20, 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: Psalms 88 (morning) // 91, 92 (evening) 2 Kings 9:17-37 1 Corinthians 7:1-9 Matthew 6:7-15 It’s not always easy to distinguish …

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