Day: May 26, 2014

Interfaith Encounters: Mirror, Mirror On the Wall

by Rie Linton Throughout history, people intermingled in the marketplace. Such a marketplace was even the setting for one of Jesus’ parables (Matthew 11:16-19). Humankind has seldom lived in isolation but rather in a communal, mixed gathering, dependent upon one another for life’s necessities. One fear of humankind is based upon our need to see […]

Was World War I a religious crusade?

As we continue to feel the effects of World War I-the first global, industrialized conflict-Baylor University historian Phillip Jenkins finds that the WWI was understood by many as a religious crusade. In an interview with Jonathan Merritt of the Religion News Service, Jenkins finds there is much at stake for us today:

The Safety Net

Monday, May 26, 2014 – 6 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 80 (morning) // 77, (79) (evening) Leviticus 25:35-55 Colossians 1:9-14 Matthew 13:1-16 Our first reading today begins with quite clear orders for […]