Day: May 26, 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury offers prayers for Copts attacked by terrorists

Archbishop of Canterbury offers prayers for Copts attacked by terrorists

Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others, officials say. The bus was travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor, 135km (85 miles) south of Cairo, from Minya province when it came under fire.

Speaking to the Soul: Blocking revelation

Speaking to the Soul: Blocking revelation

by Maria Evans

 

AM Psalm 85, 86; PM Psalm 91, 92

Ezek. 1:28-3:3; Heb. 4:14-5:6; Luke 9:28-36

 

Both our reading from Ezekiel and our Gospel today have a fairly good dose of “Uh…this isn’t quite what I was expecting.”  In Ezekiel’s vision, God gives Ezekiel a scroll with words of lamentation and woe, tells him to eat it, and when he does, the scroll is surprisingly sweet.  In our Gospel, Peter, James and John thought they were going up with Jesus on the […]