Sojourner Truth

For a Civl Rights Worker

Sojourner Truth, albumen silver print, circa 1870. From the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution”>, via Wikipedia.

Almighty God, father of all mercies: We bless thy name for those who work to make justice a reality for all of thy children, especially thy servant Sojourner. They have . . . → Read More: Sojourner Truth

History is what it is—so suck it up and live with it

The plumber who fixed the leak in St Stephen’s utility closet vacationed in Ireland recently. And the thing that particularly struck him about Dublin, the capital of the Irish republic, was that its venerable buildings were largely of a similar vintage to those in Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Actually that goes for much of Europe north . . . → Read More: History is what it is—so suck it up and live with it

Saint Bride (Bridget)

Celtic Cross

Eternal Father, who willest thy children to seek the kingdom of thy dear Son as their chief treasure, and the good that is above all good: Grant us the single heart of blessed Bride, thy Virgin, to count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of the same Jesus Christ our . . . → Read More: Saint Bride (Bridget)