Resident Aliens effectively makes a virtue of a necessity. It seems to choose disestablishment, which in fact has come down upon us like a judgment.
Season after Pentecost | 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16; (Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32; Psalm 25:1-9;) Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32
Ezekiel steps right into the middle of a group of people busy at that most ancient of activities, going back to Eden: the blame game.
In my article on alternatives to the Revised Common Lectionary, I praised the African American Lectionary's extensive resources, but I didn't really describe them in any detail. There is a wealth of good stuff on the AAL website. The AAL is based on weekly themes, many of which do not correspond to the liturgical calendar the RCL follows. This Sunday is Caregivers Day, one of several new AAL observances this year.