Day: February 3, 2014

Mormons send a mission to Facebook

The Atlantic reports on an ongoing pilot program the Mormon Church has undertaken to determine the usefulness of social media in their missionary work.   Formerly, young people engaged in their two-year missions were forbidden from any media at all: no television, no telephone calls except for twice a year, no books except for the […]

Changes in the works for Holy Women, Holy Men

Over the weekend, the Standing Committee for Liturgy and Music posted an essay on their blog proposing a new approach to the calendar of saints in The Episcopal Church.   Their proposal would separate the still-under-trial-use Holy Women, Holy Men into its constituent parts, creating one book of weekday and seasonal Eucharistic readings, and a […]

This Part is Optional

Monday, February 3, 2014 – Week of 4 Epiphany, 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 56, 57, (58) (morning) // 64, 68 (evening) Genesis 19:1-17(18-23)24-29 Hebrews 11:1-12 John 6:27-40 My, there are a lot of […]