Tomorrow is a day of prayer for creation, a day marked first by the Orthodox Church in 1989 and now celebrated ecumenically. The Global Catholic Climate Change Movement’s site, SeasonofCreation.com, provides liturgical resources, prayers, petitions and more, and the Facebook page includes a signup for notifications and resources. From the website: And it has happened […]
Day: August 31, 2016
The New York Times reported this week on a Muslim community’s attempt to buy land in a Massachusetts town – to create a cemetery for their loved ones closer to home, in particular closer to home than a cemetery that was beginning to fill up, and is 60 miles away. The group thought it had […]
In today’s gospel, Jesus reveals his true age.
A day after Gene Wilder died this week (at 83, from complications of Alzheimer’s) Religion News Service published “Gene Wilder’s Most Jewish Moments.” Coverage elsewhere has explored not only Wilder’s Jewish background, but a faith/non-faith approach to life that perhaps appropriately mirrored his comic/non-comic approach to art. From the RNS story, by Jeffrey Salkin (Martini […]