Day: December 27, 2014

Preaching from the heart

Preaching from the heart

The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Kaeton at her blog Telling Secrets, challenges herself to preach without a text or notes in Preaching from the Heart: I’ve tried it, from time to time, over the years. But, I’ve really been attempting serious application of this theory on Sunday and major holidays. Here’s some of the things I’ve learned: […]

Did the Pope issue “blistering critique” of Curia

Did the Pope issue “blistering critique” of Curia

Dr. Deirdre Good blogging at Not Being a Sausage looks at the English and Italian versions of the Pope’s words to the Curia (administration of the Roman Catholic Church) and finds he really did issue a “blistering critique:” Did the Pope issue a “blistering critique” of the Curia? Yes says RNS writer Josephine McKenna. But Dawn Eden of “Get […]

14 Religious Moments In 2014 Give Us Hope

14 Religious Moments In 2014 Give Us Hope

Huffington Post collects 14 moments in 2014 when religious people offered inspiration and hope: It has been a difficult year around the world with wars, conflicts and disease afflicting far too many people. Religion has too often played an unhelpful or even harmful role. However, throughout the year there have been people of all different religions […]