Bishop John (Jack) Shelby Spong suffered a stroke on Saturday morning, shortly before he was due to appear at a speaking engagement in Marquette, MI. The Diocese of Newark offered this update Monday afternoon via its Facebook page: Many thanks to all of you who have been praying for Bishop Jack Spong and his family […]
Day: September 12, 2016
Another episode from the archives of our new partner, the Priest Pulse podcast. his episode features Kyle Oliver, Digital Missioner for the Virginia Theological Seminary and former host of the Easter People podcast, as he talks with host Benjamin Gildas about the future of formation and proclamation.
“It is thought that sick or disabled persons cannot be happy, since they cannot live the lifestyle held up by the culture of pleasure and entertainment. In an age when care for one’s body has become an obsession and a big business, anything imperfect has to be hidden away, since it threatens the happiness and serenity of the privileged few and endangers the dominant model.”
“Our Divine Creator pours grace and courage upon us through the power of the Holy Spirit to respond to the challenges of time. We pray that the ‘Lord give strength and bless his people with peace!’ We pray for the good people of Davao. We pray for peace to reign in our land.”
Even when we’re on a mission, our journeys can include circling back through where we’ve been.