Miguel Angel Escobar short Episcopal Relief and Development blog entry revisited the response by a few celebrities who offered their thoughts and prayers to the victims of the Oklahoma tornado last May, only to have the comedian Ricky Gervais tweet “I feel like an idiot now… I only sent money.”
Day: March 12, 2014
Katie Rose Quandt in Mother Jones reports on a story where the use of solitary confinement in prisons is being challenged recently in New York, Colorado, Indiana, California, and in congressional hearings:
(The Reverend Canon) Susan Russell asks her General Convention colleagues for feedback: Dear HoB/D Colleagues, The A050 Task Force on the Study of Marriage is hard at work responding to the charge we were given by GC2012, outlined here …to create a report for the 78th General Convention in 2015.
Three stories in the sports world have caught my attention: The San Francisco 49ers (NFL) have traded for Jonathan Martin, who was the central figure of the bullying saga in Miami. Martin will be reunited with his coach from college, Jim Harbaugh. Bill Williamson of ESPN writes:
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 – Week of 1 Lent, 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 119:49-72 (morning) // 49,  (evening) Genesis 37:25-36 1 Corinthians 2:1-13 Mark 1:29-45 Many people find it comforting that Jesus […]