Day: May 5, 2014

WCC encourages “swift and peaceful” action to restore Nigeria’s missing girls

Press Release The abduction of more than 250 young women by the Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria has prompted “profound concern” from the World Council of Churches (WCC), Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit. In his letter to Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, Tveit encouraged a “swift and peaceful” action to restore these students back to their […]

Presiding Bishop and President of the House of Deputies in South Carolina

Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop, and the Rev. Gay Jennings, President of the House of Deputies attended a conference on Saturday sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese in South Carolina. The State: PAWLEYS ISLAND – Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, thus chief pastor to 2.1 million Episcopalians in 17 countries, stressed unity […]

Five South Carolina bishops write state residents

Five bishops in South Carolina – representing the Episcopal Church, the ELCA, the United Methodist Church and the Catholic Church – “have written an open letter to the state’s residents, urging reform of the public education system and rescue of children mired in poverty and hopelessness.” The State: “Even in the most successful of school […]

The Burden of Judgment

Monday, May 5, 2014 – 3 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 25 (morning) // 9, 15 (evening) Exodus 18:13-27 1 Peter 5:1-14 Matthew (1:1-17); 3:1-6 When we meet Moses in the Scriptures this […]