Day: April 13, 2017

Catholics find community and orthodoxy in Maryland

Catholics find community and orthodoxy in Maryland

National Public Radio reported this week on an intentional community growing up in Hyattsville, Md., of orthodox Catholics. The community has gathered around St. Jerome Catholic Church and St. Jerome Academy, a school which has experienced a revitalization after shifting its curriculum to a more traditional, God-centered study and attracting young families to the area. […]

Florence Nightingale wins the golden halo!

Florence Nightingale wins the golden halo!

Lent Madness has announced the winner of the Golden Halo for 2017: Florence Nightingale. From the blog: “To celebrate this momentous victory, the SEC has commissioned Lent Madness hymn writer extraordinaire, Sister Diana Doncaster, to pen a hymn for the occasion. Enjoy!” Ode to Flo Tune: Hymn to Joy, Hymnal ‘82, 376, Joyful, Joyful we […]

Prayers on the eve of Arkansas’ Easter executions

Prayers on the eve of Arkansas’ Easter executions

The Christian Church celebrates new life on Easter. This year on the evening of Easter, the cathedral in Little Rock will pray for those about to lose their lives, Episcopal News Service reports. “The cathedral will hold services if we reach the point when there is nothing left to do but pray,” said the Very Rev. […]