A new play, premiering in Charleston, South Carolina, tells the story of an Episcopal bishop murdered by one of his own priests in 1928. The play, written by Thomas Tisdale, is entitled “Truth in Cold Blood”, and will debut in July, in conjunction with the Enthusiastically Episcopalian Conference.
Day: April 14, 2014
The Rt. Rev. Dean Wolfe has released a statement on the shootings at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom in Overland Park, KS yesterday. He says that the violence of Sunday is a reflection of the larger tide of violence that has overtaken the country.
In another example of why you should always know how to pray off book, even as Episcopalians, President Obama closed the annual Prayer Breakfast today by inviting retired bishop of New Hampshire, Gene Robinson, to pray for the group. +Gene chronicled the unplanned moment on Twitter, calling it as privilege.
St Thomas Episcopal Church in Overland Park, KS hosted an interfaith vigil of peace and remembrance last night, in honor of the shooting victims at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom. Their rector, the Rev. Gar Demo, was joined by Rabbi Jacques Cukiekorn of Temple Israel, and their cantor, Adirah Leibshutz.
More information is now emerging on the situation in Kansas, and it points towards a hate crime. The shooter has been identified as Frazier Glenn Miller, from Aurora, Missouri. Travelling under the alias of Frazier Glenn Cross, Miller has long been active in the white supremacist community. At one point, he had been jailed for […]
by Derek Olsen My daughters, 10 and 8, are approaching the end of their first year at a Christian school. It’s been a bit of a shift for us, moving from the public school system. One of the chief things we’ve been adjusting to is contemporary Christian culture. While the school is non-denominational and has […]
Monday, April 14, 2014 – Holy Week, 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 51:1-18(19-20) (morning) // 69:1-23 (evening) Lamentations 1:1-2, 6-12 1 Corinthians 1:1-7 Mark 11:12-25 As is my usual practice, I read every word […]