Day: June 24, 2015

#PrayersOf begins: Pray online during General Convention

#PrayersOf begins: Pray online during General Convention

The #PrayersOf project, spearheaded by the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, has begun and is inviting prayers of life for the first day of General Convention (Thursday, June 25). Anyone can submit prayers, through Twitter, Facebook and Instagram; it’s recommended to submit before 5:00 p.m. ET for the following day, as the prayers are […]

Mother Teresa’s successor dies at age 81

Mother Teresa’s successor dies at age 81

The New York Times and other media outlets have announced the passing of Sister Nirmala Joshi, who became head of the Missionaries of Charity in 1997, appointed six months before Mother Teresa’s death. “I never try to fill her shoes,” Sister Nirmala said in an interview in 1998. “I have to wear my own small […]

Monacan Chief Sharon Bryant has died

Monacan Chief Sharon Bryant has died

The first woman chief of the Monacan Indian nation, Sharon Bryant, an Episcopalian lay minister who had begun the journey towards priesthood, has died of cancer just after celebrating her 54th birthday. The Lynchburg News & Advance in Virginia announced her passing: A lifelong resident of Amherst County, Bryant was elected chief in 2011. During […]