Day: November 22, 2013

Food banks cannot make up for SNAP cuts

Deacon Diane Riley of Diocese of Newark says that the state’s food banks cannot make up for the $90 million annual cuts in SNAP benefits. The advocacy director of the Community FoodBank says that these cuts will affect 873,000 people — 10 percent of the population of New Jersy, the vast majority being children, elderly or the working poor.

A dangerous, healing sermon

Fifty years ago, the Rev. William Holmes stood in the pulpit of his Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas, and spoke hard truths to his community and avoided comfortable platitudes.

Let’s Save These for Later

Friday, November 22, 2013 — Week of Proper 28, 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 102 (morning) // 107:1-32 (evening) 1 Maccabees 4:36-59 Revelation 22:6-13 Matthew 18:10-20 In today’s world of consumerism, materialism, and clutter, …

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