St. Gregory’s Church in Woodstock, N.Y., offers amazing sacred space in its lush and peaceful gardens. From Hudson Valley magazine:
Day: May 31, 2014
Churches in Brazil are working together to battle child sex abuse during the World Cup games, which begin June 12. From Religion News Service:
Laurie Brock, at the blog Dirty Sexy Ministry, believes some things “have lived w-a-y beyond their expiration dates in the Church.” These include half-baked liturgy, pathologically unhealthy clergy, and “padding your Average Sunday Attendance by adding in wedding and funeral attendance and just making things up.” She writes:
Poverty, child labor, sex trafficking, lack of education, child marriage, genital mutilation, all contribute to the precarious situation of girls in the 21st century.
A new study says that nearly 9 in 10 young physicians just finishing up their residencies or fellowships would not want to receive life-prolonging CPR or cardiac life support if they were terminally ill and their heart or breathing stopped, even as they would continue to order such procedures on most of their patients.
Reading for the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary