Category Archives: christianity

FOSTERING CIVIL CONVERSATION

Scott Bader-Saye, acting dean of the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, will bring an important conversation to Abilene in September. Bader-Saye will lead a conference Sept. 14-15, “Fostering Civil Conversation,” at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, 602 Meander St. The conference, which includes dinner on Friday night and breakfast on Saturday morning, is open to the public.

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JOIN ‘SPIRITUAL ECUMENISM’ TALK

The San Angelo Diocesan Service Committee is sponsoring a talk on “Spiritual Ecumenism” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church parish hall, 837 Jeannettee St. Speaker will be Matteo Calisi of Bari, Italy. The presentation, open to the public, is part of the Hearts In One Accord Prayer Meeting. Calisi was appointed by Pope Benedict as a member

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HARD CONVERSATIONS AND GRACE

    Photos courtesy Scott Delony Abilene Christian University   By LORETTA FULTON “My name is Houston Heflin, and I don’t like hard conversation.” That opening remark was made by one of the speakers for the fourth annual Summer Seminar hosted by Abilene Christian University, but most likely anyone in the audience could have said the same thing. “The Gospel

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HOW TO ‘RECLAIM CHRISTIANITY’

“Reclaiming Christianity” is a new book written by the Rt. Rev. Claude Payne of Abilene, a retired bishop and rector in the Episcopal Church. Payne 86, started on the book three years ago and finished in time for the book to be released during the trienniel General Convention of the Episcopal Church held in July in Austin. “Reclaiming Christianity” is

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