Day: March 2, 2017

Lent Madness kicks off today

It’s Lent, and for some of us, that means Lent Madness. This annual event is in its (theologically appropriate) seventh year pitching 32 saints against each other between “Ash Thursday” and Easter, a project shepherded by the Reverends Tim Schenck (its founder) and Scott Gunn. It features celebrity bloggers, weekly videos, a scorecard, bios and …

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Vicar faces investigation after placing children’s furniture in chapel

A Church of England rector could be barred from ministry depending on the outcome of a parishioner complaint after she placed children’s furniture in the 12th-century chapel. From The Telegraph: Kevin Sims, 67, who has been attending the St Mary the Virgin Church for 20 years, said: “I definitely do not feel the number of children warrants …

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The Episcopal church in the U.S. and the Philippines: A new covenant

The Episcopal News Service covered a historic signing of a concordat agreement between Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Prime Bishop Renato Abibico, during Bishop Curry’s visit to Asia and southeast Asia: The bishops signed the concordat, based in friendship, cooperation and mutual respect, during a Feb. 18 Eucharist at the Cathedral of St. Mary and …

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