20 Jun

Rapidísimas

first_img Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector Columbus, GA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Pittsburgh, PA Submit an Event Listing Rector Albany, NY Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Juan David Alvarado, sacerdote salvadoreño de 52 años de edad, ha sido electo obispo diocesano de El Salvador el 23 de agosto en la segunda votación de una asamblea diocesana formada por clérigos y laicos electos por sus parroquias o misiones.  La asamblea tenía cinco candidatos incluyendo a una mujer, Lee Alison Crawford de la diócesis de Vermont. Alvarado nació literalmente en la Iglesia de San Juan Evangelista donde su madre, Blanca Melgar, estaba encargada de cuidar los edificios. El obispo electo y su esposa Irma, ordenada presbítera, tienen dos hijos. La Iglesia Episcopal Anglicana de El Salvador forma parte de la provincia eclesiástica de Centro América conocida por IARCA. En este cargo sucede a Martín Barahona que se jubila por razones de edad. La consagración del obispo electo tendrá lugar el 24 de enero del 2015.El Vaticano ha quitado la inmunidad diplomática al anterior nuncio apostólico (embajador) en la República Dominicana, el ex-arzobispo polaco Josef Wesolowki, acusado de abusar sexualmente de niños y jóvenes durante su estadía en el país caribeño. Analistas jurídicos en Santo Domingo sugieren que sea traído para que los tribunales locales decidan la pena que debe recibir. Un periódico dice que debe expiar su delito en una de las cárceles conocida por las malas condiciones prevalentes.El cese al fuego entre Israel y los palestinos destinado a terminar el conflicto de Gaza que ya tiene siete semanas, parece que está dando resultados. Ninguna de las partes ha “cantado victoria”. Israel dijo que destruyó los túneles que servían de depósito de armas. Las bajas en el lado palestino pasan de miles. El alto al fuego que fue negociado en El Cairo, Egipto, y no tiene fecha de expiración.El gobierno de China ha reaccionado cautelosamente a las palabras del papa Francisco sobre relaciones diplomáticas con China. Beijing dijo en un despacho de prensa que “no queremos interferencia con las cuestiones religiosas en China”. Los católicos romanos en China están divididos entre la iglesia “oficial” conocida como la Asociación Católica Patriótica dependiente del Partido Comunista y la iglesia subterránea dependiente de Roma.El obispo anglicano Desmond Tutu y su hija la presbítera Mpho Tutu acaban de publicar un libro  que promete tener éxito llamado “El libro del perdón” en el que se ofrecen simples acciones para lograr el perdón de una persona ofendida. El libro consta de cuatro secciones: Contar la historia, Explicar la ofensa, Ofrecer el perdón y Renovar las relaciones.El papa Francisco dijo en su viaje de regreso a Roma después de visitar a Corea del Sur que “no hay impedimento alguno” en el proceso de beatificación del arzobispo salvadoreño Oscar Arnulfo Romero asesinado mientras celebraba la eucaristía el 24 de marzo de 1980. El papa añadió que el asunto ya está en manos de la Congregación para la Causa de los Santos del Vaticano. Romero dijo poco antes de su asesinato “si me matan, resucitaré en el pueblo salvadoreño”.No sólo las casas y las calles están deteriorándose en Cuba. Uno de los baluartes de la revolución el cantautor Silvio Rodríguez dijo recientemente que las grabaciones del estudio Abdala creado por su iniciativa en 1998, “agoniza” ante las trabas burocráticas y la inoperancia  de funcionarios del Ministerio de Cultura. Rodríguez es el fundador de “La Nueva Trova”. Añadió que la situación es tan sería que no hay ni electricidad por falta de pago. “Me da vergüenza ver los estudios en ruinas”, añadió el popular cantante.Si usted conoce alguna persona que le gustaría leer un noticiero como éste, mándenos su dirección electrónica y con gusto lo incluiremos en nuestra lista. El servicio es totalmente gratis. Gracias.REFRÁN: A caballo regalao no se le mira el colmillo. Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Press Release Service Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Submit a Press Release Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Featured Events The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Bath, NC Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Collierville, TN Featured Jobs & Calls Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Belleville, IL This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Washington, DC Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Smithfield, NC Submit a Job Listing Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Youth Minister Lorton, VA Por Onell A. SotoPosted Aug 27, 2014 The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rapidísimas Rector Tampa, FL Rector Shreveport, LAlast_img read more

31 May

The Struggles of Saving for a Home

first_img Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Mike Albanese is a reporter for DS News and MReport. He is a University of Alabama graduate with a degree in journalism and a minor in communications. He has worked for publications—both print and online—covering numerous beats. A Connecticut native, Albanese currently resides in Lewisville. According to Unison’s 2019 Home Affordability Report, it now takes 14 years for those making a median income to save for a 20% down payment on a median-price homes, meaning many prospective millennial homebuyers won’t achieve homeownership until their 40s.The report states that the monthly payment needed to support a home purchase with a down payment of 20% grew by 12% between 2017 and 2018, far outpacing the growth of income during that period of 6%.Unison found that it takes prospective homebuyers in Los Angeles an average of 43 years to save the necessary 20% for a down payment on a median-priced home. Prospective homebuyers in Detroit, Michigan, have to wait just seven years, the shortest in the nation, to save the necessary 20%.Along the West Coast, metros such as San Francisco, California (40 years), San Diego, California (31 years), San Jose, California (31 years), and Honolulu, Hawaii (40 years) had among the nation’s longest waits.San Francisco had the highest average monthly payment at $5,052, followed by San Jose’s $3,187. The average monthly payment in Los Angeles was $3,048. A San Francisco resident would need an average income of $202,094 to pay the necessary 20% down payment.Detroit had the lowest average monthly payment of $251, and was followed by Milwaukee, Wisconsin ($635), and Wichita, Kansas ($639.)Homeowners in Phoenix, Arizona, have seen the median income increased 7% year-over-year, while there monthly payments have grown 20% over that same period. Richmond, Virginia, has seen median incomes fall 5% since last year as monthly house payments have grown 7%. Homes in Phoenix are also among those that have seen their home values increase the most year-over-year, boosting a 13% increase. Miami, Florida, has the highest home value increase in the nation at 19%.Nashville, Tennessee, leads the nation with its annual income increasing 17% since 2018, which out paces monthly payment growth by 4%—the nation’s largest gap.Despite the affordability issues nationwide, the report found that median home values increased 6% nationwide between 2017-2018. Affordability 2019-06-20 Mike Albanese The Struggles of Saving for a Home Tagged with: Affordability Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Previous: The Industry Pulse: Updates on LoanCare, Continuity, and More Next: Finicity Partners with LendingQB  Print This Post The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago June 20, 2019 1,039 Views center_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / The Struggles of Saving for a Home The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Related Articles in Daily Dose, Featured, News Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily About Author: Mike Albanese Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

1 Mar

Mapping the Human Genome: Ten Years After

first_imgOn February 15, 2001, a decade ago, the first draft sequence and analysis of the human genome—the blue print for a human being—was published in the journal Nature. On the tenth anniversary of that transformative moment, Harvard hosted an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional forum on the genome project’s origins, promise, and significance to society.last_img

29 Aug

London Spitfire receives sponsorship from Logitech G

first_imgLondon Spitfire has teamed with Logitech G for a year-long partnership that will see the Overwatch team kitted out with various gear from the peripheral company. Spitfire recently won Stage 1 of Blizzard’s Overwatch League, and will be using Logitech G’s equipment to assist with its player’s gameplay moving forward.Logitech G is the first sponsorship for the franchise, which is owned by Cloud9, and its logo will be added to the London Spitfire jersey – which will be debuted when the team takes on Florida Mayhem on March 1st. Logitech G has been a sponsor of Cloud9 for numerous years, so this new partnership seems like a natural progression between the companies.Jack Etienne, Owner and CEO, London Spitfire said the following in regards to the partnership: “We know the quality that Logitech G brings with its top-notch gear. We’ve worked with Logitech G for many years at Cloud9 and we’re thrilled to continue that relationship now with London Spitfire.”Ujesh Desai, Vice President and General Manager, Logitech Gaming also commented: “We’re proud to begin a partnership with the Overwatch League’s London Spitfire. As major Overwatch fans, we’re excited to supply the gear to help them win big. Winning aside, the team has been an excellent representative for the Logitech G brand, showing great sportsmanship and appreciation for their fans.”London Spitfire, as of this partnership being announced, is ranked fifth in the overall standings in the Overwatch League. The team has an overall win-loss record of 8-4 and saw success in the Stage 1 playoffs after defeating Houston Outlaws and New York Excelsior.Esports Insider says: Who didn’t see this coming? Cloud9 has been partnered with Logitech G for some years now, and with London Spitfire performing well in the Overwatch League, this sponsorship is perfect for both parties.last_img read more

21 Dec

Corning U16 soccer team takes regional cup, advances to nationals

first_imgCorning >> The Manchester United U16 boys soccer team from Corning recently captured US Youth Soccer’s Region IV Presidents Cup in tournament play June 14-19 at the Stenger Soccer Complex in Arvada, Colorado in northwest Denver.The championship means the team will advance to play in the National Presidents Cup tournament July 14-17 at the Mohawk Soccer Complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma.The team didn’t have an easy route to victory, dealing with flight delays and tornado warnings, according to …last_img read more

18 Dec

South Africa, EU to tackle job creation

first_img19 July 2013 The 6th South Africa-European Union Summit ended in Pretoria on Thursday with the leaders of the two sides in agreement that joint programmes in education and training were needed to address the common challenge of job creation. In a joint communique issued after the summit, South African President Jacob Zuma, EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council president Herman Van Rompuy said education and training were the key factors contributing to job creation and economic growth. The two sides vowed to take their education and training cooperation to the next level under the Youth Employment Accord and promote technical support and exchange programmes for youth development. “We will continue high level discussions on addressing the shared challenges of youth employment, as well as the way which skills and training can contribute to South Africa’s infrastructure expansion,” the communique reads. “Under the EU financed development programme, approximately R650-million – €50-million – remains available to support job creation initiatives.”‘Job creation through investment’ With the summit’s central theme being “Job Creation through Inward Investment”, Zuma said South Africa still faced the inherited challenges of unequal wealth and resource distribution, inequality, unemployment and deeply entrenched poverty. “We are of the firm view that given these realities, the EU should continue its development programmes in South Africa, complementing as they do the work of government within a developmental framework,” Zuma said. Barroso said Europe was also still working on addressing the scourge of youth unemployment. Given that South Africa was also working to promote growth and jobs to diversify its economy to ensure that its development is inclusive, the two sides could both benefit from working more together to face these challenges, Barroso said. “I would even say that Europe is South Africa’s natural partner to do it. South Africa is now an emerging economy with different types of needs, so we must adapt our cooperation accordingly,” he said. “But certainly, we want to keep development cooperation with South Africa. This is why I have proposed to focus our future cooperation on job creation, education, skills and innovation and capacity development.”Energy pact signed The summit also saw South Africa and the European Atomic Energy Community sign an agreement of cooperation on the use of nuclear energy. The deal, which was signed by new Minister of Energy Ben Martins, will see an intensified roll out of rural electrification, with an initial target of 300 000 households in the remote areas of South Africa. Parties to the deal also agreed on a new R1.3-billion support programme to blend grants with loans from the Development Bank of Southern Africa and the European Development Finance Institutions to support South Africa’s infrastructure programmes.Narrowing the trade deficit Leaders at the summit also looked at the trade deficit, which is in favour of the EU and agreed to cement growth by remaining committed to “open and transparent trade” rules by working on policies that promote bilateral trade and investment that is mutually beneficial. Total trade with EU countries last year was R383-billion, compared to R419-billion in 2008. In 2008, SA exported R186-billion worth of goods, which fell to R122-billion in 2009. Imports from the EU have recovered to more than the levels that they reached in 2009. Imports were R233-billion in 2008, while they were R239-billion last year. At least 2 000 EU companies have invested over R60-billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) and have created 350 000 direct jobs in South Africa. Barroso said negotiations were ongoing on citrus black spot in the export of South African produce to Europe and he was confident that a mutually beneficial agreement would soon be reached. SA had cautioned that the “upgraded surveillance” would greatly affect the South African citrus industry, which exports around 100-million cartons to 45 countries, generating R6-billion in foreign exchange. This would also lead to job losses as the industry employed 40 000 permanent workers and 40 000 seasonal workers.‘Gaining market access’ The leaders also discussed the October 2014 deadline imposed by the EU for the conclusion of the economic partnership agreement (EPA) with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The EPA gives the SADC countries preferential market access for their agricultural and agro-processed products. South Africa had warned that the threat of withdrawing preferential market access for products from South Africa and neighbouring countries such as Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland would have devastating socio-economic consequences as it would lead to significant job losses. “We agreed that the negotiations should conclude shortly. We reaffirmed the importance of reaching an agreement that is mutually beneficial, enhances growth and generates jobs, and supports development and integration in Southern Africa,” the communique reads.Supporting peace efforts The summit also touched on global issues such as climate change, human rights and the troubled areas including Syria, Madagascar, Egypt, the Great Lakes region and Zimbabwe’s upcoming elections. Van Rompuy said the EU supported the mediatory efforts by President Zuma and SADC to forge an agreement between the squabbling political parties. The EU will respond to the outcome of the elections on evidence of peaceful and transparent elections with results that are accepted by all, according to Van Rompuy. “We look forward to normalisation of relations and deepening out partnerships with Zimbabwe,” he said. Over all, the leaders said that relations between the South Africa and the European Union were “at a mature stage”, with the two sides as powerful engines to boost and benefit both economies. “Our strategic partnership with South Africa is also an integral part of our special relationship with the African continent,” Borroso said. The 7th SA-EU summit will be hosted by the EU in 2014. Source: SANews.gov.zalast_img read more

17 Dec

Wet weather will continue into March…and possibly April

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest By Jim Noel, NOAAThere is not a lot of great news in the short-term. The wet pattern so far this year is likely to persist into March as an active weather pattern from the Pacific Ocean moves across the U.S.In addition, the temperature gradient is amplified more than normal this late winter into early spring, meaning colder north and warmer south. This will help fuel the storms and keep things active.The outlook for March calls for temperatures near or slightly below normal with precipitation above normal. The outlook through May calls for near normal temperatures and near to above normal rainfall.The two-week rainfall graphic from the NOAA/NWS/Ohio River Forecast Center calls for 1.5 to 3 inches of rain across the state of Ohio. Normal is about 1.5 inches so expect above normal precipitation the next several weeks. The greatest totals the next 2 weeks will be in the southern and western sections of the state. Precipitation will begin to increase starting later this week.All indications are the last freeze this freeze will be normal or a little later than normal. Hence, expect 2- and 4-inch soil temperatures to lag behind normal at least through April.On another topic, if you think overall it has been wet, it has. The last 10 years is the wettest on record since 1895 in Ohio. NOAA Midwest Regional Climate Center data shows even the drought in 2012 was not enough to turn the index negative for a 24-month period. You have to go back to the 2008/2009 period to see the last time the index was negative. No other time since 1895 has the index been positive for so long. Looking deeper at the data, it does show northwest Ohio has seen the index drop briefly negative a few times over the last 10 years while southern areas have been all positive. Bottom line, it has been wet overall for quite a long time now.last_img read more

16 Dec

Part 2: SXSW Video Series – Interviews with Programmable Web, Apigee and SimpleGeo

first_imgTags:#cloud#cloud computing#events In part one of our video series from SXSW we posted our interviews with Oren Michaels of Mashery and Mike Maney of Alcatel-Lucent. In part two, we have three interviews to show you. John Musser of Programmable Web discusses how APIs are helping solve the issues that come with a fragmented device market. Sam Ramji of Apigee discusses how programming is coming to everything from weight scales to tractors. And Matt Galligan of SimpleGeo discusses the issue of dominance in the API space by companies such as Google and Facebook.What’s apparent is the need to develop ways that APIs do not become a weapon of control. APIs can create a loosely coupled ecosystem but the terms that providers enforce is increasingly becoming a source of friction.On to the interviews!John Musser Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Disclosure: Spiceworks paid the airfare, hotel and expenses for the author’s trip to SXSW. alex williams A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Related Posts Matt Galligan Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Sam Ramji 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

28 Nov

London Olympics: New Zealand bags gold in heavyweight double sculls rowing

first_imgWorld champion pair Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan of New Zealand timed a final burst to perfection to take rowing gold in the heavyweight double sculls on Thursday. Cohen and Sullivan paddled past Slovenia’s Luka Spik and Iztok Cop in the last 200 metres to claim gold in 6 minutes, 31.67 seconds.Italian duo Alessio Sartori and Romano Battisti raced past the beleaguered Slovenians to snatch silver in 6:32.86, by half a second.Slovenia took bronze by one hundredth of a second from Argentina.last_img read more