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Day: October 6, 2014
Imagine our disappointment then when on October 6 Bishop Sisk emailed Dr. Good with a message that clarified his view of the meeting, essentially, as: We will hear your concerns, but you’re still fired.
Atul Gawande reflects on what people really need when they find death close at hand. Some thoughts from Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End in the
Speculation that the next Lambeth Conference would be cancelled has driven Canterbury to reiterate the status quo:
We want to thank everyone who participated in our churchwide meeting last Thursday evening. More than 140 people attended in person at Washington National Cathedral and over 4,000 people tuned into a live webcast of the meeting.
This means that the lower-court decisions striking down bans in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Oklahoma, and Virginia should go into effect shortly, clearing the way for same-sex marriages in those states and any other state with similar bans in those circuits.
The Rev. Evan Garner, a deputy to General Convention from the Diocese of Alabama, attended the open meeting of the Task Force for Restructuring the Episcopal Church last week. You can read his impressions on his blog, A Long Way from Home. Here’s an excerpt:
Monday, October 6, 2014 – Proper 22, 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 106:1-18 (morning) // 106:19-48 (evening) Hosea 14:1-9 Acts 22:30-23:11 Luke 6:39-49 Today’s first reading includes two of the most delectable images of …