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.
Day: October 21, 2013
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.
The Episcopal Cathedrals in St. Louis and Boston are using the World Series as an opportunity to raise awareness about human trafficking, which tends to spike in city’s hosting major sporting events. Here is the press release from Dean Mike Kinman at Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis:
New Jersey’s newspapers were filled this weekend with news about same-sex couples preparing to get married today, and the Rev. Cynthia Black, a priest in the Diocese of Newark was in the midst of two key stories.
A girl who lost an arm during the civil war in Sierra Leone in the 1990s is thriving at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland. ESPN and The Washington Post sports section both recently featured articles on Memuna McShane, a soccer player. And while I’ve never seen her play soccer, she and my son […]
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 […]
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 […]