In the 18th Century a conflict arose over the ability of the British Parliament to be able to govern over the monarch. It highlighted a theory proposed that said that the monarch is established by God, and therefore has a Divine Right to rule. It wasn’t the first time the concept had been raised* but […]
The sum and substance of the Christian faith is found in the story of Holy Week, the days between Palm Sunday and Easter Day. Every year the Christian community practices that story, either in drama, reading, or liturgy. That is not commonly known to the many in the general public outside the Christian Community. Over […]
DEATH : the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism.
I spent part of this morning watching portions of the Mass of Christian Burial for Vincent (Buddy) Cianci, former Mayor of the City of Providence. It was held in the Roman Catholic Cathedral with the Bishop of Providence Presiding. I was not a real fan of Buddy Cianci, but his death has caused a great […]
This morning the papers carried the news that Ted Cruz had “won” the Republican slot for the presidency in the Iowa Republican Caucus. The picture of his victory speech showed him in front of an American flag and a huge cross. That’s because Senator Cruz boasts that he is a Christian and that it is […]
Did you ever notice that those surrounding The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. included a good number of clergy, including Priests, Ministers and Rabbis? I raise that in response to those who say that clergy should never get involved in political action. “They should stick to preaching and pastoral care” is what they say. […]