Day: January 5, 2015

Episcopal Church begins disciplinary proceedings against Bishop Cook

The Episcopal Church has begun disciplinary proceedings against a Baltimore-based bishop who fatally struck a cyclist with her car, an official in the diocese where she worked said Monday. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: National church leaders launched an investigation late last week after a complaint was filed with the church, said Sharon Tillman, spokeswoman for the Episcopal […]

Letter from EDS Board of Trustees on the transition of The Very Rev. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale

Letter from Episcopal Divinity School: The Very Rev. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale has served this community as President and Dean, of the Episcopal Divinity School for over five years. She has informed us that she will not be seeking a renewal of her contract and she wishes to explore new challenges and step down as President […]

A Grief Observed; Hilary Mantel on a C. S. Lewis re-release

A Grief Observed; Hilary Mantel on a C. S. Lewis re-release

“A Grief Observed”, the first-hand account of C. S. Lewis’ struggle with grief following the death of his wife, is being re-released by Faber next month. To mark the occasion, two-time Booker prize winner Hilary Mantel writes about “A Grief Observed” for the Guardian. From the article: A Grief Observed is a lucid description of an […]

Speaking to the Soul: As I Have Loved You

Week of Christmas 2, 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 2, 110:1-5(6-7) (morning) // 29, 98 (evening) Joshua 1:1-9 Hebrews 11:32-12:2 John 15:1-16 On my drive to church yesterday morning, I listened to the “Sunday Conversation” segment […]