President Obama’s final State of the Union (transcripts published by news outlets including NPR, the New York Times and the Washington Post – with annotations), drawing 33.3 million television viewers on Tuesday, quoted Pope Francis, addressed anti-Muslim discrimination, called for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “unarmed truth and unconditional love” and ended with “God bless America” […]
Day: January 13, 2016
Former Massachusetts attorney general Scott Harshbarger was named Monday to oversee a new investigation of the embattled St. George’s School, which has been mired in a sex abuse scandal dating to the 1970s.
Religion News Service reports new national data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showing that the gap in pay between women and men in the clergy is much greater than the average gap across the workforce: New national data reveals that women clergy earn 76 cents for each dollar earned by male clergy. This is substantially […]
Week of 1 Epiphany, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 119:1-24 (morning) // 12, 13, 14 (evening) Genesis 4:1-16 Hebrews 2:11-18 John 1:(29-34)35-42 Today’s first reading introduces us to the evil that lurks in the human heart. […]
Opera News has just profiled the extraordinarily busy Kent Tritle, who directs the choirs of St. John the Divine in New York as well as directing Musica Sacra and the Oratorio Society and teaching at Juilliard and the Manhattan School – besides playing quite a bit of organ. One might think that his workload was […]