Prayer and Meditation for Monday, November 30, 2015 — “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

Peace and Freedom

Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle
Lectionary: 684

Art: St Andrew the Apostle by El Greco, circa 1610

Reading 1 ROM 10:9-18

Brothers and sisters:
If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord
and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead,
you will be saved.
For one believes with the heart and so is justified,
and one confesses with the mouth and so is saved.
The Scripture says,
No one who believes in him will be put to shame.
There is no distinction between Jew and Greek;
the same Lord is Lord of all,
enriching all who call upon him.
For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.But how can they call on him in whom they have not believed?
And how can they believe in him of whom they have not heard?
And how can they hear…

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Massive rallies for the climate, but violence in Paris

Peace and Freedom

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Demonstrators clash with CRS riot policemen near the Place de la Republique after the cancellation of a planned climate march

By Guy Jackson

Paris (AFP) – Hundreds of thousands of people rallied around the world Sunday on the eve of a Paris summit aimed at averting catastrophic climate change, but violent clashes in the French capital soured the show of people power.

The global protests, including an emotional linking of hands near the heart of this month’s terror attacks in Paris, were aimed at building grassroots pressure for an historic deal at the UN talks to limit global…

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