Day: February 3, 2014

New Rectory for Trinity Church, Copley Square

Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston, has purchased a $3.6 million condo on Beacon Hill for their rector, the Rev. Sam Lloyd III.   This has raised a few eyebrows, coming just as concerns are increasing about the gap between rich and poor, and as other Episcopal churches are struggling to make ends meet.

Social Media in Pastoral Transitions

Previously at the Café, we have discussed ettiquette around pastoral transitions at length. But while it is one thing to modify relationships in real time, what do you do with relationships maintained over Facebook? Alban Institute addresses the issue of social media and pastoral transitions.

Will you see the Messiah today?

“Many a living sleeper” —that’s us. That’s us before we see Christ. It’s Simeon before Mary and Joseph travel to the Temple with baby Jesus. It’s us before we realize we’re seeing the Messiah right now. Our hearts beat, but our eyes are closed.

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 …

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