Day: February 27, 2015

Live long and prosper

Leonard Nimoy has died and we shall miss him. His best known character would say “Live long and prosper.” We would say “Rest in peace and rise in glory.” Here Nimoy discusses the origins of the Vulcan greeting: Posted by Andrew Gerns

Prayers for The Rev. Canon Malcolm Boyd

UPDATE: Malcolm Boyd has died

From Bishop Bruno: It is with a full heart that I write to notify you of the death this afternoon of the Rev. Canon Malcolm Boyd, writer-in-residence of the Diocese of Los Angeles, as a result of severe complications of pneumonia.

Speaking to the Soul: Approaching the Cross

In the past few weeks, I’ve met with people who, when they try to take a step toward mercy and help, find their way blocked. In some cases, the church itself, and me personally, have been experienced as barriers to that mercy and help. Sometimes, particular communities and individuals are very powerful conduits of the merciful embrace and gracious help of Jesus. But at other times, we find ourselves blocking the way between the powerful work of Jesus and the profound needs of people.

Church Profiles Explained

The Episcopal Cafe team has been enjoying this recent post at The Beaker Folk of Husborne Crawley, which provices a (mostly) tongue-in-cheek guide to church profile euphemisms.