Day: August 31, 2011

Update on Vermont Episcopal Churches

“While it seems many of our church buildings are intact, there are many, many people in our congregations and communities with significant property damage and/or stranded by wash-out roads.” Diocese of Vermont’s Canon to the Ordinary Lynn Bates

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Clergy rebellion against Roman Catholic Church in Austria

There is open rebellion among the clergy of Austria’s Catholic Church. One highly placed man of the cloth has even warned about the risk of a coming schism as significant numbers of priests are refusing obedience to the Pope and bishops for the first time in memory.

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Are you defending the status quo?

When confronted with a new idea, do you:

Consider the cost of switching before you consider the benefits?

Highlight the pain to a few instead of the benefits for the many?

Exaggerate how good things are now in order to reduce your fear of change?…

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Daily Office app, by Mission St. Clare!

Mission St. Clare was one of the first online sites dedicated to bringing the daily office to people and is now available on your iPhone and iPad. The mission of Mission St. Clare is to facilitate the use of the daily office and allowing its users to focus on developing a life of daily prayer.

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Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

While Solomon entertained the queen of Sheba, his kingdom crumbled beneath him. An American plutocracy of corporate wealth and power now dominates our policies while an underclass suffers and a middle class stagnates. These are not signs of stability.

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