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Major update added – Sewanee student removes bust of founder, bishop, Confederate general

UPDATE from Sewanee Purple 😛 TAGEND As University Archives works reported for work early Tuesday morning, they discovered that a sculpture of Leonidas Polk had been removed from duPont library by a student and is available on the Archives’ porch. Director of University Archives and Special Accumulation Mandi Johnson was pleased that a headstone to […]

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Episcopal Peace Fellowship-Palestine Israel Network Commends Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility on 50 Years of Service

written by Linda Gaither The Episcopal Church’s Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility will celebrate 50 years of advocacy in 2021. The committee was created by the Executive Council in 1971 and oversaw the filing of the first ever shareholder resolution by a faith located administration. The resolution requested General Engine to withdraw from apartheid South […]

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Shall and Will

written by Mary Jane Wilkie I have often pondered the difference between “shall” and “will, ” and of course most of us rarely or never use “shall, ” except to express determination, or in utterances such as “Shall I call a taxi? ” As a child, I learned( Matthew 7:7) “Seek and ye shall find, […]

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Virtual Priest?

Written by Tom Buechele I have been celebrating Mass, Jesus’ “lords supper”, preaching and breaking bread and sharing the beaker of wine-coloured for some 52 years. First as a Roman Catholic priest and now as an Episcopal priest. Recently, I was invited to be a” virtual celebrant” of the Sunday Eucharist at our neighbourhood Episcopal […]

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The Difference of Indifference

Equanimity is not the same thing as indifference. We often confuse them to our jeopardy. Recently, when asked why I seemed peaceful, I reacted “I don’t mind what happens to me.” which I had once heard a worshipped Buddhist leader say and which sink into my mettle like beach in a container of apples, winding […]

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Pandemic Ministry: Between the Church and the World

When the pandemic smack, I was caught fully off his guard. I shouldn’t have been. For weeks a parishioner I was working on a project with had been telling me everything, absolutely everything, ought to have been canceled. “Fine” I said, “we’ll move the contest til next month.” She tried to tell me everything was […]

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All of Her Children: a Reflection with Psalm 139

written by Dani Gabriel “Will you strive for justice and peace among all beings, and respect the dignity of every human being? ” I am haunted with our baptismal compact. Certainly, it’s a beautiful substantiate. I return to it over and over again for counseling in ministry and find myself looking at it again this […]