Day: January 16, 2015

Happy Birthday Magna Carta!

A year of celebration marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta began this week in the UK. The Washington Post: Churches here are planning a major campaign to reassert Britain’s Christian heritage on the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta is the 13th-century document enshrining the rights, privileges […]

A conversation with the Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

A conversation with the Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

Rachel Held Evans interviews The Reverend Wil Gafney, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas. Gafney is an Episcopal priest canonically resident in the Diocese of Pennsylvania and licensed in the Diocese of Fort Worth.  The conversation is part of a series called “Ask a….” This segment is called […]

Speaking to the Soul: Keep Up with the Spirit

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 16, 17 (morning) // 22 (evening) Isaiah 41:(1-9)10-17 Ephesians 3:1-13 Mark 2:13-22 Sometimes it’s just too easy to pick on previous generations for prejudices they held […]

Updates in Bishop Cook case: Bail posted and a pastoral letter

Updates in Bishop Cook case: Bail posted and a pastoral letter

A deposed Episcopal priest has posted bail for Bishop Heather Cook who is facing vehicular manslaughter, DUI, and other charges, in the death of Thomas Palermo on December 27. Cook has been released from jail and is scheduled to appear in District Court on February 6th for criminal indictment. Her bail was posted by Mark H. Hansen, a deposed Episcopal priest […]