Day: April 28, 2014

Sarah Palin’s Troubling Theology of Baptism

Over the weekend, Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska, former Vice-presidential candidate and current presence on reality television, gave a speech to the National Rifle Association.   It covered the same ground as the other speeches at the convention, except for this remark, made when she was lamenting the US’s foreign policy: “Well, if […]

Clergy and Caring for Mental Illness

Pastor Rick Warren, whose purpose-driven series of churches, books, and everything else has been such a hit, recently held a conference to announce a new initiative. Gathering together the local Roman Catholic archdiocese, and mental health experts in his area, Pastor Warren aims to make his churches places where people can be connected to mental […]

It Takes All Night

Monday, April 28, 2014 – 2 Easter, 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 1, 2, 3 (morning) // 4, 7 (evening) Exodus 14:21-31 1 Peter 1:1-12 John 14:(1-7)8-17 In the process of writing these so-called […]