Newsweek has just published a somewhat prickly interview with Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, by Robert Chalmers, touching on questions of prayer (“Prayer isn’t a means of making things happen. If God exists, God is worth talking to and listening to. That’s the simple way of putting it”), corporate ethics, wealth and the relationship of […]
Day: July 29, 2015
Nancy Fenton, executive director of Episcopal Community Services in Maryland, writes about what summer camp instructors are seeing in the art of elementary school students living in poverty and violence. The piece, “Summer Camp turns into trauma center in Baltimore,” Fenton reflects on what the children have been expressing in art projects since the death […]
Jonathan Daniels will join Mother Teresa and Rosa Parks in Washington National Cathedral – his likeness, that is – the third sculpture to be placed in the Human Rights Porch in the historic church. Daniels died in 1965 when he was a seminary student at Episcopal Divinity School (having graduated from Virginia Military Institute as […]
Today’s gospel invites us to find the point of stillness in our lives that Jesus and his disciples crave, and need.