Holy Communion UCity · The Rev. Mike Angell: St Francis, Ecologist Saint Francis of Assisi might well have been in the mind of Flannery O’Conner when she wrote, ““You shall know the truth, and the truth will make you odd.” Saint Francis was a bit of an odd duck. Francis didn’t start out that way.Continue reading “St Francis, Ecologist”
Francis chose a way that cost him, a way that asked him to suffer, to suffer with those who were in pain, with those who had been abused.
“So, with many other exhortations, he proclaimed the good news to the people.” That last sentence makes me chuckle a bit, given what has come before in our Gospel this morning. “His winnowing fork is in his hand.” “You brood of Vipers.” Don’t brag about Abraham. “Even now the ax is lying at the rootContinue reading “Religious Radicals for Welcome, Diversity, and Justice”