Day: March 4, 2015

How are you marking #Lent?

How are you marking #Lent?

Starting with #VirtualShrove and #ashtag, Lent’s online incarnation (if you’ll pardon the pun) has been substantial this year. Here’s a roundup of some of where Lent is happening online: The Society of St. John the Evangelist has created a Lenten series, with a daily two-minute meditation based on a different word each day, ending with […]

Bishop Libby Lane to be installed at Chester Cathedral on International Women’s Day

Bishop Libby Lane to be installed at Chester Cathedral on International Women’s Day

The Church of England’s first woman bishop, Libby Lane, will be installed in her new position as eighth Bishop of Stockport on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2015. One thousand five hundred are expected to attend the “fully booked” event, at Chester Cathedral. From a release on the Diocese of Chester website: During the service […]

The Reverend Rebecca Stevens: Changing women’s lives

The Reverend Rebecca Stevens: Changing women’s lives

The Tennessean has published a profile of  Episcopal priest Rebecca Stevens, the founder of Magdalene Recovery Center, a residential program in Nashville, Tenn. for women who pulling themselves out of prostitution, drug addiction and violence. The feature tells her story through the story of one of the women whose lives her work has transformed: former […]