Day: May 9, 2009

The producer is a priest

The Rev. Jay Wegman, an associate priest at St. Luke in the Fields, an Episcopal church in Greenwich Village and director of the Abrons Arts Center, once thought that he might have to choose between a life in the theater and a call to the priesthood. Now both vocations are intertwined.

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ACC: Two state solution for Israel-Palestine

The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) on May 9 unanimously re-affirmed its desire for a “robust peace process” in the Israel-Palestine conflict and a two-state solution. The members passed a resolution that calls Israel’s West Bank policies “a physical form of apartheid.”

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Saturday collection 5/9/09

Here is our weekly collection plate, offering some of the good things that Episcopalians and their congregations have done that made the news this past

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Sacred simplicities

In Our Town, the young bride Emily dies in childbirth. In the afterlife, she learns that she can return unseen just once for a day. Her departed relatives and acquaintances counsel against it, because “the living don’t understand.” They don’t understand that they’re too busy to notice the sacred in the ordinary.

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Prodigal sheep

Will you think less of him . . . because to seek for what had wandered, the good Shepherd who lays down his life for the sheep came on the mountains and hills on which you used to sacrifice and found the wanderer?

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