Day: January 23, 2015

Irish Methodists will join Anglican Bishops in consecrating Kearon

When Canon Kenneth Kearon is consecrated Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe, in the Church of Ireland, some of the consecrators will be Methodist. That’s because the Church of Ireland and the Methodist Church in Ireland now are in full communion. Belfast News Letter: And tomorrow proves the point when, in Dublin, Methodist leaders will take part …

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An activist for Jesus

Father Richard Estrada is described as a fixture of the religious left and an activist for justice in and around Los Angeles. Now he is an Episcopalian. Kate Linthicum writes in the LA Times: These days, Estrada’s base is the small stucco home near Montebello that he inherited from his parents. A fountain bubbles in …

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Speaking to the Soul: Sleeping Through It

The gospel text for this morning has inspired me to keep my thoughts brief and get a bit more sleep. In today’s gospel, the disciples find Jesus infuriatingly asleep on their boat as they try to cope with the turmoil of wind and waves. While they were full of fear and worry, there was Jesus “in the stern, asleep on the cushion.”