Day: October 7, 2013

The church of cucumber sandwiches and hats? or not

Carol Merritt raises the thought that a new name , one that conveys the Mainline’s rising diversity and social justice leadership, could stem the slide: “I, for one, am tired of pretending that we want to hang out at the Country Club and eat cucumber sandwiches in fancy hats. We are not some sort of upper-crust elite society.”

The right to remain silent but should you?

I know I have the right to remain silent … but should I? The ship of silence has sailed for me. As a follower of one who came embodying peace and healing for a hurting world, I feel compelled to speak out and encourage each of us to keep asking, “Where are the guns coming from?” Then let’s dare to wonder and pray for guidance for doing something about it!

Rules on Eucharistic sharing could be relaxed

The Roman Catholic co-chair of the Third Anglican/Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC III) has expressed his personal view that, seeing how in 1993 certain relaxations were made in the Vatican’s rules on eucharistic sharing, further relaxation is possible.

Meat v. Carbs

Monday, October 7, 2013 — Week of Proper 22, 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 106:1-18 (morning) // 106:19-48 (evening) 2 Kings 21:1-18 1 Corinthians 10:14-11:1 Matthew 8:28-34 Our second reading is giving me a …

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