Day: October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew leaving destruction in its wake

Hurricane Matthew leaving destruction in its wake

Today, Hurricane Matthew has returned to Category 4 strength as it moves toward the southeastern United States, and the current death toll in Haiti is nearly 300, according to reports by the New York Times, Washington Post and other outlets. Episcopal Relief and Development has created a Hurricane Matthew Response Fund, with online donations possible: […]

Massachusetts church offers service for autistic children

Massachusetts church offers service for autistic children

The Reverend Kevin Olds is an Episcopal priest and a father, with a three-year-old son who has been diagnosed on the austism spectrum. His family’s continuing journey since that diagnosis now includes an upcoming service at his Saugus, Massachusetts parish that responds to the needs of autistic children, as reported in Wicked Local Saugus: Loud […]

Speaking to the Soul: The passion for sharing God’s love

Speaking to the Soul: The passion for sharing God’s love

Really knowing that God loves one makes a huge difference in one’s life. It doesn’t take away mental illness, and it doesn’t all by itself end debilitating isolation (though having a sensitive and aware faith community can help with that), but it unites a soul with its true purpose.