Day: October 2, 2013

The Missionary Society welcomes you?

Lionel Deimel begins his look at “The Missionary Society” with quoting The Cafe’s Andrew Gerns on the “re-branding” of The Episcopal Church (also mentioning Torey Lightcap and Jim Naughton: all in the opening paragraph!)

The sinner pope

Patrick L. Gilger, SJ, writes on Pope Francis in The Washington Post’s On Faith. He acknowledges the need for questions about actual change that Pope Francis will ultimately invoke (citing Mary E. Hunt’s Religion Dispatches article, and John L. Allen at NCR). But he wishes to make another point:

Cashing Out

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 — Week of Proper 21, 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 101, 109:1-4(5-19)20-30 (morning) // 119:121-144 (evening) 2 Kings 18:9-25 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Matthew 7:13-21 Almost exactly eight years ago, someone …

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