Category: Café Features

Weekend Roundup for October 1st

The PB has COVID, Hurricane Ian pummels Florida and the Carolinas and ERD responds, plus a priest goes on a Jeopardy winning streak and so much more. It’s our weekly roundup of news from around the church.

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Weekend Roundup for September 24

Chicago celebrates a long-delayed consecration, early African American Episcopal pioneer honored in Philadelphia, and how clear is the Bible, really – all this and more! It’s our weekly roundup of news from around the church.

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Weekend Roundup for Sep 17

A lost jazz album from the Night Pastor, Florida moves forward to re-do their bishop’s election, and Martha’s Vineyard residents, led by the local Episcopal Parish welcomes the stranger. All these and more in this week’s roundup of news and stories from across the church

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Weekend Roundup for September 10

Lots of responses to the death of Queen Elizabeth (herself a very devout Anglican), an interview with the new President of the House of Deputies, the Church in Wales chooses to not “go gently into that good night,” plus so much more; it’s our weekly roundup of news and stories from around the church and the world.

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Editors' featured posts

Ashes into Beauty

“I am not just burning my mask however. I am using that as a symbol of transformation, a way to remind myself and those around me that the journey of Lent is preparing us for the beauty of Easter Sunday. So how will I accomplish this? This year, by creating artwork from the ashes.”


Toe Jam Vintage

“Now, in reading today’s Gospel in commemoration of Martin Luther, one could easily fall into thinking that the “pruning” and “casting into the fire” that’s being referred to here is about tossing heretics and apostates into the flames of hell.”


LIke a Tree Planted by Water

“The realm of emotion is also a place of fickleness.  Sometimes I feel God’s presence there and sometimes I have only ashes in my heart.  I can feel a deep joy in a melody, the winging of a goose over the rooftops, the prisms in a snowflake.  But just as quickly I can be crushed by loss, fear or illness.”

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