Day: July 11, 2014

#EYE14 underway in Philadelphia

Episcopal Youth Event started yesterday at Villanova University in Philadelphia. Here is the sermon given by the Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, canon for missional vitality in the Diocese of Long Island at the opening Eucharist.

Who is Responsible?

by Linda Ryan Like a lot of other people, I’ve been reading and watching various reports and commentaries on the recent Hobby Lobby case. The Supreme Court voted 5-4 that Hobby Lobby should have the right to refuse to cover birth control for its employees on the grounds that it violates their (Hobby Lobby’s, or …

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Holy Land Hospitality

Psalm 119:129-136 Proverbs 2:1-9 Philippians 2:12-16 Luke 14:27-33 Today we commemorate St. Benedict of Nursia, regarded as the father of western monasticism. In the rule for his community, Benedict wrote: “Let all guests who arrive be received like Christ, for He is going to say, ‘I came as a guest, and you received Me’ (Matt. …

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