Few things that Episcopal Churches do are noticed as widely as the now annual custom of offering ashes to people in public places such as transit stops and street corners on Ash Wednesday. This year #Ashestogo once again caught the media’s eye.
Day: March 5, 2014
A call to peace and prayer for Ukraine From the heads of The Anglican Church of Canada, The Episcopal Church, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
From the poem: Where shall the word be found, where will the word Resound? Not here, there is not enough silence Not on the sea or on the islands, not On the mainland, in the desert or the rain land, For those who walk in darkness Both in the day time and in the night …
Pope Francis has acknowledged that loving same-sex relationships are not a threat to civilization as we know it. The Huffington Post has the story, which is based on an interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera.
Update, 1:55 pm: A story from Episcopal News Service Deacon Terry Star, a member of Executive Council and seminarian at Nashotah House has died.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 – Ash Wednesday, 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 95, 32, 143 (morning) // 102, 130 (evening) Amos 5:6-15 Hebrews 12:1-14 Luke 18:9-14 My husband and I observe Ash Wednesday the …