Commemoration of Joachim and Anne, Parents of Mary Readings: Psalm 132:11-19 Genesis 17:1-8 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5 Luke 1:26-33 They were probably an ordinary family, just like the rest of the families that made up the neighborhood. The families knew each other quite well although those outside the neighborhood or perhaps the local synagogue would have […]
Day: July 25, 2014
The purpose of the meeting is “to receive responses to the proposed recommendations to be brought forward to the 78th General Convention.” The meeting will be webcast live from Washington National Cathedral. Although the meeting will be open to the entire church, TREC encourages attendance from each diocese: a bishop, a lay deputy, a clerical deputy, and one person under the age of 35.
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori writes in the
When Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders. (Mt 27:3) 41 million! That’s the number of tiles (tesserae) in the mosaics which cover the walls, arches, domes, and vaulted ceilings of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, […]
Freakonomics correlates happiness and religious giving.