Day: December 15, 2014

Gene Robinson on the state of LGBT rights

Gene Robinson on the state of LGBT rights A man holds a rainbow flag in front of the capitol building in Utah

Photo: AP/Rick Bowmer   Gene Robinson, the recently retired Bishop of New Hampshire, address the victories in the struggle for LGBT rights, while acknowledging the discrimination that still exists. From The Daily Beast: In 14 of those states in which a gay or lesbian person is allowed to marry the person they love, one can get married […]

Religious podcasts, tweets, YouTube videos, connect with Christians and other people of faith

Religious podcasts, tweets, YouTube videos, connect with Christians and other people of faith Headphones on an abstract background

Illustration by Popstck Slate has an interesting piece exploring the history of sermons and religious messages delivered unconventionally, from the radio in 1921, to the modern internet. From Slate: In Pittsburgh, the magazine reported, Calvary Episcopal Church was broadcasting a full church service every Sunday. “Think what this means to many people: the invalid, unable to […]

UPDATED: TREC releases final report for consideration by General Convention

We’ll be looking this over and listening for others’ voices as well, but in the meantime go and have a read.  You can download it here UPDATE TREC final report: first impressions I’ve only had a chance to go through it once, and there is a lot to digest in this 73 page report.  The […]

Canterbury Cathedral Documentary

Canterbury Cathedral Documentary Facade of Canterbury Cathedral

Photo credit Bethany Clarke/Getty Images Exciting news out of the Anglican Communion; the Canterbury Cathedral is the star of a new BBC2 documentary, chronicling a year in the mother church of the Communion. The show documents both the routine and the extraordinary. In the first episode, a discussion about the work of the seamstresses changing […]

Speaking to the Soul: Words When We Need Them

Monday, December 15, 2013 — Week of Advent 3, Year One [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 41, 52 (morning) // 44 (evening) Isaiah 8:16-9:1 2 Peter 1:1-11 Luke 22:39-53 Many of us pray the Lord’s Prayer on a daily […]