Day: January 6, 2014

Anglican Communion responds to conflict in South Sudan

From the Anglican Communion News Service: Since hostilities broke out on 15 December different factions of the South Sudanese army have been fighting each other and killing civilians, says the UN. The UN believes that thousands have been killed and as many as 180,000 displaced in the violence.

Does the U. S. need another War on Poverty?

From The New York Times: In his State of the Union address on Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson introduced his “war on poverty,” when the national poverty rate was 19 percent. His project created Medicare, Medicaid, a permanent food stamp program, Head Start, Volunteers in Service to America and the Job Corps.

Too Easy for You

Monday, January 6, 2014 – Feast of the Epiphany [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 46, 97 (morning) // 96, 100 (evening) Isaiah 49:1-7 Revelation 21:22-27 Matthew 12:14-21 The start of a new calendar year is a …

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