Day: October 4, 2013

Restaurant creates burger topped with communion wafer & wine sauce

Are you offended that a trendy restaurant would create a burger of the month served with a communion wafer and red wine sauce? From NPR blogger Mark Memmott: Kuma’s Corner, a Chicago restaurant that’s built a reputation with foodies for its venturesome dishes, “has cooked up a controversial burger of the month for October, garnishing […]

Hobby Lobby owner responds to Hanukkah controversy

Hobby Lobby came under fire this week when a New Jersey man complained about treatment he says a Jewish woman received when she asked about the lack of Jewish-themed merchandise in the company’s stores. Hobby Lobby’s owner and president, a conservative evangelical Christian, issued an apology late yesterday but didn’t go so far as to […]

D-O-G Spells God

Friday, October 4, 2013 – The Feast of St. Francis Psalm 148:7-14 Jeremiah 22:13-16 Galatians 6:14-18 Matthew 11:25-30 In honor of St. Francis, I’m keeping this morning’s reflection simple. Many people consider the love of creation and the blessing of animals to be sacred components of the legacy of St. Francis. I don’t have any […]