Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – God’s Will Is Now

On This Date… On April 4, 1968, ten days before Easter, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed in Memphis, TN, where he had gone to lend support to the city’s sanitation workers who were on strike. The … Continue reading

April 2 – Tuesday of Easter Week

On This Date… On April 2, 1513, 500 years ago today, Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon landed at the site of present-day St. Augustine, Florida. He named the region “Florida” from the Spanish name for Easter – Pascua Florida – … Continue reading

Passover Supper Central to Both Jewish & Christian Identities

Today’s Word: O God, You have taught me from my youth, and til the present, to proclaim your wondrous deeds. (Psalm 71:17) Today is the first day of the eight-day Jewish Feast of Passover. The Passover commemorates the liberation of … Continue reading

Pope Francis Inaugurated as 266th Pope

Today in Rome Pope Francis was inaugurated as the 266th Pope at a Mass in Saint Peter’s Square before a crowd of 200,000. Pope Francis was elected on March 13, at the age of 76, on the fifth ballot. He … Continue reading