Day: November 11, 2013

Property litigation: What if we gave up the buildings?

As someone who has been generally supportive of the need to litigate to retrieve Episcopal Church property appropriated by groups that have left the church because it is moving toward the full inclusion of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender Christians, I was moved and challenged by this essay by Dan Ennis, senior warden of St. […]

Sword of empire or sword of Christ

[Martin of Tours] worked tirelessly to establish justice and compassion throughout his diocese. The date of his consecration, July 4, Independence Day, is perhaps a chance coincidence, or perhaps a synchronicity, which along with his commemoration on the anniversary of his death (Veterans Day, Nov. 11), calls us to care for veterans better and to rely, as did Martin, on the sword of Christ instead of empire for our security.

External Threats

Monday, November 11, 2013 — Week of Proper 27, 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 80 (morning) // 77, (79) (evening) Nehemiah 9:1-15(16-25) Revelation 18:1-8 Matthew 15:1-20 Last year, the number of suicides in the […]