Day: October 10, 2014

Philip and the Diaconate

Commemoration of Education for Ministry, EfM, can be one source), meetings, retreats, background checks, examinations and, most visibly, work within the church as directed by the bishop and the rector to whom the candidate is assigned . It takes several years and in the end, the new deacon is entitled to wear the collar and […]

Jesuit magazine criticizes GTS trustees’ response to striking faculty

In an essay for America, the Jesuit weekly, Nathan Schneider places the ongoing crisis at General Theological Seminary in the context of labor relations in higher education. He writes: [The] crisis is not GTS’s alone. It is a crisis for any community of faith in which cherished rights are being twisted into excuses for repression.

Being Good Dirt

Friday, October 10, 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 140, 142 (morning) // 141, 143:1-11(12) (evening) Micah 3:9-4:5 Acts 24:24-25:12 Luke 8:1-15 For many Christians, reading and knowing the Bible is […]