In a show of support for a legal path to immigration, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and one hundred Episcopal Bishops have issued a joint statement in favor of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The action is less binding than the order that some pundits thought the President would enact. Instead of a set […]
Day: January 12, 2015
A new site has launched, Mission Centered, which attempts to network between different ministries in The Episcopal Church. The sites inspiring stories, resources, and provides forums and other communications channels for Episcopalians to network and discuss mission work with each other. Press release from the Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs: The mission and ministry focus […]
The Rev. Megan Castellan contrasts our modern economic inequality with historic injustice in an article for the Kansas City Star. In particular, she focuses on one of the final speeches of Martin Luther King, where he decried the high unemployment rate and low wages for black workers. From the Star article: In 1968, King was […]
Brother Karekin M Yarian, BSG, an Episcopal friar in San Francisco, has written a Facebook post on his complex feelings about Charlie Hebdo and the public response to the terrorist attacks in France.
His Facebook blog, written under the name PunkMonk, expresses sympathy for the victims of these attacks, but simultaneously explains why he can’t identify with the solidarity message of “Je suis Charlie”.
Week of Epiphany 1, 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 1, 2, 3 (morning) // 4, 7 (evening) Isaiah 40:12-23 Ephesians 1:1-14 Mark 1:1-13 A few summers ago, my husband and I took a trip that we’d […]