Day: January 18, 2015

The Magazine: Formed in grief, formed in absence

The Magazine: Formed in grief, formed in absence

by Maria L. Evans   O God, whose beloved Son took children into his arms and blessed them: Give us grace to entrust N. to your never-failing care and love, and bring us all to your heavenly kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, […]

What’s a Miqra?

What’s a Miqra?

“MIQRA” is a Hebrew word, which means “reading,” and refers to the ancient Jewish practice of gathering at the local synagogue to hear a public reading of scripture, but it’s also the name of an Episcopal Youth gathering (two actually) this weekend in the Diocese of Kansas, and in the Diocese of Chicago.  Youth from […]