Day: November 8, 2013

Prodigal cat

by Linda Ryan One of my boys went walkabout for a bit this morning. I had held the door open for just a few seconds too long and out he went, tail straight up with enthusiasm and racing away as if celebrating a release from jail. He hadn’t done this for a couple of years […]

Up in arms

Colin Woodward, writing in Tufts Magazine, says that there’s never been “an America,” but rather eleven Americas—each a distinct nation–each viewing violence, as well as everything else, in its own way.

“Religious” prayer at public meetings

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard a case about prayer at public governmental meetings. The Greece, N.Y. case, the first major church-state dispute to go before the Supreme Court in nearly a decade, could be a vehicle to test the current justices’ views on whether practices seen as an official “endorsement” of a religion can give rise to a valid legal claim.

Following Christ When He Runs Away

Friday, November 8, 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 69:1-23(24-30)31-38 (morning) // 73 (evening) Ezra 7:27-28; 8:21-36 Revelation 15:1-8 Matthew 14:13-21 As many readers of the gospels know, Jesus […]