Day: November 25, 2013

16 Days of Activism, campaign against gender violence, begins today

From the Global Partnerships blog of the Episcopal Church: Today, November 25th, we invite you to join us in prayer and meditation for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the first of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, an international campaign that began in 1991 at the Center […]

Americans favor “path to citizenship”, some are fasting to show support

A consistent and solid majority of Americans — 63 percent — crossing party and religious lines favors legislation to create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the United States illegally, while only 14 percent support legal residency with no option for citizenship, according a report published Monday by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research […]

Standing Rock church celebrate opening of new church after arson

The people of St. James Episcopal Church on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Cannon Ball, N. D.,opened a new church on Sunday. In her story for Episcopal News Service, Mary Frances Schjonberg describes a joyous celebration, then writes of the difficult past: The scene was a far cry from the night of July 25, […]

Better Safe than Sinful?

Monday, November 25, 2013 — Week of Proper 29, 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 106:1-18 (morning) // 106:19-48 (evening) Joel 3:1-2, 9-17 1 Peter 1:1-12 Matthew 19:1-12 Last Friday, I volunteered with our Episcopal […]