Sister Frances Evans and her close friend, Sister Maggie Hession, were such great fans of baseball (especially the Texas Rangers), that they were called the “Ranger nuns.” Sister Francis passed away on Friday.
The Little League World Series showcased all that is good about baseball, while highlighting things that might need to change in the professional game. The kids clearly had loads of fun, worked hard, were good sports, passionate, supportive of one another, and clearly loved by fans (and even many professional players, who not only watched games, but some were involved in getting parents to the game) from around the
…without deep pockets or the support of the religious or political establishment, it still grew and flourished. It grew because the Spirit was with them. It grew because Jesus was their leader. But, it grew also, I suspect, because there was joy.
by Maria L. Evans
“Give me a fresh vision of your love, that I may find again what I fear I have lost.”–from the prayer “For one who fears losing hope,” Enriching Our Worship 2, p. 75.
“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.”–Rogers Hornsby
Almost every year, I get my heart broken by the longest continuing summer love affair I’ve ever had […]
The Episcopal Cathedrals in St. Louis and Boston are using the World Series as an opportunity to raise awareness about human trafficking, which tends to spike in city’s hosting major sporting events. Here is the press release from Dean Mike Kinman at Christ Church Cathedral in St.
Episcopal Bishop Douglas Fisher has written an ode to Mariano Rivera, a brave thing to do considering he leads the Diocese of Western Massachusetts. But as the Red Sox fan writing this item will tell you, if you don’t admire Mariano Rivera, you don’t really like