Day: November 3, 2008

Prayers for the election

God of grace, as I cast my vote, remind me that I do so as a citizen of your kingdom. In the name of the One who showed us how to lead by serving, Jesus Christ, our Lord.Amen.

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PB visits Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports on the Katharine Jefferts Schori’s visit to Calvary Church, Shadyside in the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

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Five myths about values

Dick Meyer the author of “Why We Hate Us: American Discontent in the New Millennium” says that much of what believe about the role of “values” in American politics is wrong.

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On bishops

As for us over whom Christ hath placed them [bishops] to be the chiefest guides and pastors of our souls, our common fault is that we look for much more in our governors than a tolerable sufficiency can yield, and bear much less than humanity and reason do require we should.

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A chaplain in Baghdad

Traveling out of the Green Zone always carried with it the possibility for injury or death. And worshipping with a Christian Community in Iraq was also cause for concern. Churches were being bombed and Christians murdered at church on Sunday by terrorists. The decision to go to Church in Iraq is not simply a matter of what one is to wear or a question of whether or not one feels likes going. It is a life-and-death decision that places one in a very precarious position.

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