Day: November 1, 2013

There’s a saint for that

…every time All Saints Day rolls around, I can’t help but think of how the saints were spoken about, and used, in the pragmatic, popular faith of my Roman Catholic childhood. In that setting, saints were a lot like apps: mobile, easy-to-use, and applicable to all sorts of everyday situations.

The fine print

A looks at the draft measure that would permit women to be ordained Bishops in the Church of England shows some issues and unanswered questions buried in the fine print.

Another Triduum? Día de los Muertos, All Saints, All Souls

Another Triduum? Día de los Muertos, All Saints, All Souls

We begin with the color of the cempazuchitl, the Mexican marigold, and end with Easter white that is all colors and perfect light. We begin with a deep love of connections, community, roots, and are invited to remember that the fullness of the Christian faith that indeed transcends culture is the fullness of the Eternal Life we are offered in Christ!

Not Apart from Us

Friday, November 1, 2013 – Feast of All Saints [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 111 (morning) // 112 (evening) 2 Esdras 2:42-47 Hebrews 11:32-12:2 Our second reading today opens with a list of heroes and their […]