Day: February 9, 2010

Food for the soul

On Friday in the Bel Air section of Port au Prince, an area of town that was poor before the earthquake, the Ste. Trinite´ Music

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ABC speech: comments, news, tweets

However, on the whole, restraint is still in general posed as restraint from action rather than restraint from reaction. It becomes a form of, “Please don’t do what the rest of us, or most of the rest of us, don’t like; or even, in the long run, what a few of us cannot bear.” ~Tobias Haller

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ABC Williams speaks to General Synod

If one party accepts restraint, it must be in the hope that they and the rest of the fellowship are then prepared to engage and to look critically at their own assumptions as well as those of the others. For Christians, the ‘balance of liberties’ is not static.

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Presiding Bishop visits Haiti

After climbing over the ruins of the diocese’s Cathédrale Sainte Trinité (Holy Trinity Cathedral), the presiding bishop turned to Duracin and said “You should skip Lent this year; you have already had your Good Friday.” “Yes, we can all sing Alleluias together,” Duracin replied, according to the Rev. Lauren Stanley, who accompanied Jefferts Schori on her five-hour visit.

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Remember to pray

Be not forgetful of prayer. Every time you pray, if your prayer is sincere, there will be new feeling and new meaning in it, which will give you fresh courage, and you will understand that prayer is an education. Remember too every day, and whenever you can, repeat to yourself: “Lord, have mercy on all who appear before Thee today.”

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The Prayer of Manasseh: a little gem of devotion

Lent is one of the seasons I look forward to each year. It’s a time of preparation and introspection that sets time aside for us to take stock of who and what we are. When we look closely, honestly, we find that—among other things—we are mortal, fallible, and frail. Our liturgies are part of this process of discovery and assessment, leading us to contemplate these truths more deeply.

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