Day: November 4, 2013

ENDA beats Senate filibuster, but …

“ENDA, a bill that would bar employer discrimination against gays and transsexuals, got 62 votes in the Senate this afternoon,” writes Kevin Drum of Mother Jones. But:” Speaker John A. Boehner reiterated his objections to the bill on Monday, releasing a statement that said he believed it would invite too many lawsuits.” So is this […]

Bishop McDonald elected World Council of Churches president

The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches elected eight new presidents today during a closed session at its proceedings in Busan, Republic of Korea. The Rt. Rev. Mark McDonald, National Indigenous Bishop for the Anglican Church of Canada, and formerly Bishop of Alaska in the Episcopal Church, was elected president for North America.

These Words are Made for Eating

Monday, November 4, 2013 — Week of Proper 26, 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 56, 57, [58] (morning) // 64, 65 (evening) Nehemiah 6:1-19 Revelation 10:1-11 Matthew 13:36-43 Our second reading today contains a […]