When reading "The Jesuit Guide to (almost)...
Sometimes while reading James Martin SJ, I am reminded out of nowhere that he is Roman Catholic. The catholic tint to the Episcopal Church, and my friend the ex-Catholic (ex)Jesuit have gotten me accustomed to the the sort of things that Martin writes, so as I read it goes: lalala liturgical western catholic christian ideas lalala, BAM! ROMAN CATHOLIC SOMETHING OR OTHER! I’m not...
So, I apologize for the times Catholic Clergy have chastised and demonized...– Fr. Bob’s homily (or at least part of it). This man is awesome. (via getmetoanunnery)
The world in which you were born is just one model of reality. Other cultures...– Wade Davis (via thesmokingspear)
The Truth Shop
I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw the name of the shop:THE TRUTH SHOP The saleswoman was very polite: What type of truth did I wish to purchase, partial or whole? The whole truth, of course. No deceptions for me, no defenses, no rationalizations. I wanted my truth plain and unadulterated. She waved me on to another side of the store. The salesman there pointed to the price tag. “The...
How I Interpret Osteen vs. How I Interpret God
Osteen: Live in your victory! God wants you to not suffer but prosper!
Jesus: Live in my victory. God knows you will suffer, but he will produce a glory for you that will outlast your current troubles.
It’s so surreal watching Terry Gross Talk!
I wish there were Anglican Jesuits
Between my main spiritual mentor being an ex-Jesuit and all the James Martin I have been reading I’ve been fantasizing about it.
Ordained female priests in the Episcopal Church
In commemoration of the ordination of the first woman priest in the Anglican Communion, here are some blogs by Episcopal female clergy: http://saintlymama.blogspot.com/ http://dirtysexyministry.blogspot.com/
I finished "My life with the Saints"
Ive now started The Jesuit Guide to (almost) Everything. I think this is going to be a more subtly good book.
Fall in love, stay in love, and it will decide everything– Pedro Arrupe (via whenisurvive)
Not that I plan on getting married in the near...
but I’ve decided the hymns to be played: Processional: O, for a thousand Tongues to Sing (verses 1-23: it’s going to be a long procession). I Bind Unto Myself Today Offertory: Praise God from whom All Blessings Flow Fraction hymn: Let all Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Recessional: Te Deum Postlude: Thy Strong Word Did I forget any of our picks?
Updated Prayers of the people
For Katharine our Presiding Bishop and Nancy our Moderator, for William, Prince, and Marcus our Bishops, and for all bishops and other ministers, and for all the holy people of God, we pray to you, O Lord. For all who fear God and believe in you, Lord Christ, that our divisions may cease, and that all may be one as you and the Father are one, we pray to you, O Lord. For the mission of the...