Day: October 21, 2013

Muslim students fill an Episcopal food pantry

The Richmond Times-Dispatch has the story: Nameera Perwez picked up on her lesson fast, and she was eager to put it in action. This is the season for sacrifice in the Muslim community, and the fifth-grader from the Iqra Academy of Virginia had something in mind she wanted to share: food.

Nevada bishop speaks of heartbreak after school shooting

From Bishop Dan Edwards of the Diocese of Nevada: Our hearts break for the school shooting victims and their families in Sparks, Nevada today. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1135 12th St., Sparks will meet for prayer and healing for the whole community at 6 pm (Pacific) tonight.

Chagall’s crucifixions

by Deirdre Good In preparation for this piece I asked FB friends what images the name Marc Chagall (1887-1985) conjured up for them. “Blue,” someone said. “Windows at the Paris Opera and the Chicago Museum” said someone else. “Murals at The Metropolitan Opera” others said alluding to the giant murals hanging at the entrance to …

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Foolish Questions

Monday, October 21, 2013 — Week of Proper 24, 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 25 (morning) // 9, 15 (evening) Jeremiah 44:1-14 1 Corinthians 15:30-41 Matthew 11:16-24 In the past week, I’ve driven through …

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