Archive for April 2010

How do you say Eyjafjallajokull

How do you pronounce the name of the volcano causing all the travel trouble? An Icelandic singer helps: Eyjafjallajokull – pronounced ay-uh-fyat-luh-yoe-kuutl-ul

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Sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment in The Episcopal Church

From Episcopal CafĂ©: Andrew Sullivan, writing on The Atlantic’s Web site, has been praising the Episcopal Church for its actions on priests who commit sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. In the comments on his column stories of quick action following the reporting of abuse have appeared. It is good to hear that our system is…

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2 Easter

Readings are here. Thomas is mentioned twice in the Gospel of John. In the passage we read for today and in John 11:16. In the earlier appearance, Thomas is a man of action. Jesus’ disciples think they should all stay away from Jerusalem and not go to see about Lazurus death because they are afraid…

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Easter 2010

Readings for Easter Sunday are here Thoughts toward a sermon: The thing I notice about the Easter readings this year is how all are so resistant to seeing the Risen Christ. Resurrection seems to be impossible so they cannot see it. New life, when we are used to the same old same old, is invisible…

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My Episcopal Church

I love the scene where ++Katharine is escorted into the House of Deputies following her election as Presiding Bishop:

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