Day: October 17, 2014

Statement from the eight dismissed GTS faculty

“The eight fired faculty members of the General Theological Seminary sincerely thank the thousands of academics, hundreds of clergy and colleagues, GTS alumni, and other Christian faithful from around the world who have expressed their support for us in the aftermath of the Board of Trustees’ disappointing decision today.”

Bishop Shaw of Massachusetts has died

Update #2. The Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE, monk and, for 20 years, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, died on Friday, Oct. 17 in the care of his SSJE brothers at Emery House in West Newbury, Mass.

Venom-Proof

Friday, October 17, 2014 – Proper 23, 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 16, 17 (morning) // 22 (evening) Ecclesiasticus 1:1-10, 18-27 Acts 28:1-16 Luke 9:28-36 Although Paul usually accompanies his missionary travels with long-winded …

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