Day: May 19, 2014

RC archdiocese buys a drone

The Roman Catholic archdiocese of Washington has bought a drone, in a bid to expand their offerings in a social media age. First used in the beatification celebrations for Pope John Paul II and John XXIII, the drone flew around the procession from Basilica of the Immaculate Conception to the National Shrine and captured video …

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New Movie has Episcopal roots

This week, thousands of young people swarmed movie theaters in New York, Miami, Cleveland, Nashville and Dallas to attend a sneak preview of the soon-to-be released film “The Fault in Our Stars.” Based on a New York Times best-selling young adult novel, it is a simultaneously hopeful yet tragic tale of teenage cancer patients who …

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Religious tensions in Ukraine add fuel to fire

Remember those pictures of the kindly Orthodox priests, protesting in the Ukraine? They’re back in the news again. The Huffington Post reports that the political situation in Ukraine is causing the local churches to take sides, and escalating an already tense environment.

Praying in Public

Monday, May 19, 2014 – 5 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 56, 57, 58 (morning) // 64, 65 (evening) Leviticus 16:1-19 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 I’ve always found it awkward to …

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