Day: November 10, 2014

The Pope, Jesus, and Us

James Carroll penned an op-ed for the NY Times on Sunday, in which he pondered the alternating consternation and adulation with which the new pope has been met. He speculated that much of it has to do with the pope’s insistence on pointing the institutional church towards Jesus:

Archbishop of Canterbury appoints prior for monastic community

The arcbishop of Canterbury has appointed a Swedish Anglican priest, the Rev. Anders Litzell, to be the prior for the new ecumenical monastic community at Lambeth Palace. Ordained in 2012, with roots in the Swedish Pentecostal church, the Rev Litzell is currently pursuing a doctorate on the modern-day relevance of Benedict.

Excuses, Excuses

Monday, November 10, 2014 – Proper 27, 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 80 (morning) // 77, [79] (evening) Joel 1:1-13 Revelation 18:15-24 Luke 14:12-24 Today’s gospel is full of people who are full of …

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