Day: September 11, 2009

9/11 remembered online

There are a number of posts remembering the events of Sept. 11th appearing around the web today – and many of them are found on websites of the Episcopal Church blogscape.

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Bishop Smith nominated for election to Louisiana

June Butler (Grandmère Mimi) posted news that Bishop Michael Smith, the present bishop of North Dakota, and one of the seven bishops who recently traveled to Lambeth Palace to meet with the Archbishop of Canterbury, has been entered the discernment process for the upcoming election in the Diocese of Louisiana where Bishop Charles Jenkins is retiring.

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South African bishops chart course

The Synod of Bishops of the Anglican Church of South Africa has released a statement to the Anglican Communion regarding their intentions toward the proposed Anglican Covenant and their need to respond in an appropriate pastoral manner to those seeking the Church’s blessing for same-sex unions.

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Remembering 9/11

Today is the 8th anniversery on the attacks of Sept. 11th. A number of congregations and community groups will be marking the passing around the

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Take back your birthday

November 22 is my mother’s birthday. She was 22 years old when President Kennedy was assassinated. That event transformed the day of her birth so that it would always be associated with a terrible act.

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Preserving our heritage

Soon after Antonín Dvořák came to America as director of the National Conservatory in York in 1892, he revealed his enthusiasm for the folk music of the land and called for the formation of an American school of composition. Dvořák became particularly fond of one of his black students, Harry Burleigh,

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