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Not Just Sunday Morning

Sunday God

Rector of St. John the Evangelist, Fr Tim Schenck writes: The weekly Saturday service at St. John the Evangelist (Hingham, MA) returns this evening at 5:00 pm. Perks include sleeping in on Sunday morning (well, for most of us), brevity, our great musician Willie Jones, Jr. doing his thing on the piano, no dressing up,Continue Reading

Videos of Note

Videos of Note

Rebecca Wilson and Jim Naughton (of Canticle Communications, a strategic communications firm working with faith-based organizations and their friends) run a forum on using social media to create community for the Church Divinity School of the Pacific: Br Guy Consolmagno SJ, Jesuit brother and president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation, discusses the idea of extraterrestrials

Wood And Trees

Rules

The recent appointment by Pope Francis of Bishop Blase Cupich as the new archbishop of Chicago is encouraging a re-look at Bishop Blase’s approach to liturgy. “Of the four most politically potent posts in the American hierarchy — the archbishops of Boston, New York, Chicago and Washington — Chicago was the first to come openContinue Reading

Highlighting The Creed

creed wordle

Some things on this site are about current news, and it is useful to have a blog format for that. But other things on this site are useful, hopefully, year in, year out. I am still learning how best to facilitate people finding this material. Certainly, the search box on the top right of thisContinue Reading

Doubting

Doubting

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, made media waves when he acknowledged he has doubts. In the interview with Lucy Tegg (video above, start at 12:00 minutes in), he candidly says, “There are moments, sure, where you think ‘Is there a God? Where is God?'” When asked, “Do you ever doubt?”, he replies, “Yes. IContinue Reading

Worship Space

Auckland Cathedral

Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral has just been reopened after being closed since the Day of Pentecost to remove a “bridge” and hanging lotus-flower-type-thing that dominated (read ‘blocked’) views from the Pacific-fale-style nave to the Gothic-Revival-influenced chancel. Here is the view as it was: Simple changes in layout, and architects starting from what is wanted/needed “onContinue Reading

Climate Change

Climate Change March

Hundreds of thousands of people in more than 2,000 locations around the globe have marched worldwide. This is a campaign, ahead of the UN climate summit in New York next week, for curbs on carbon emissions. Many Christians are in a liturgical month, the Creation Season, in preparation for the Feast of St Francis ofContinue Reading



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