The Rev. Sue Wintz, a Board Certified Chaplain, says that grieving through the holiday season can be heard for any person mourning the death of a loved one but there experience is different for those for whom the loss is new and for those who have been bereaved for some time.
Day: December 13, 2013
A recent spike in firing of gay teachers in Catholic schools or in lay employees who support marriage equality has generated something new…rebellion and protest among the laity.
Episcopalians in Connecticut are helping children in Newtown experience the healing power of art.
Bishop Ian Douglas of Connecticut and Bishop Marianne Edgar Budde of Washington reflect on ongoing violence and political cowardice on the anniversary of the shootings in Newtown and yesterday the National Cathedral held a vigil for victims of gun violence.
Fox News television host Megyn Kelly told viewers on her December 11 broadcast that Jesus and Santa are both white men.
Only a month after her death, Ana Grace’s father, Jimmy Greene, was able to rise up and claim the need to “come together on issues that are not political but that are, above
all, human issues that affect us all as human beings.” … Alex Haller, an uncle of Noah Pozner who was also killed, “We have to make something positive come of this, and I feel a need to advocate for change right away… To me, this is now a lifelong mission, to make children safer and to stop mass shootings.”
Friday, December 13, 2013 — Week of Advent 2, Year Two [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 31 (morning) // 35 (evening) Haggai 1:1-15 Revelation 2:18-29 Matthew 23:27-39 After a few years of involvement in anti-racism workshops, …