Category Archives: Messages from the Revd.

Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

How then shall we live? —Effacement, LUKE 3:7-18 “Living in the Edge” Reflection: In the fall of 2004 I talked with my spiritual director about experiences of effacement in transitional places. Effacement meant for me oblit­eration, losing or never having visibility. … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection: Today many churches will celebrate the feast of All Saints’ Day, when we remember the lives, work and ministry of all of the saints of the Christian faith. In many congregations, parishioners will also observe the feast of All … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Saint Simon and Saint Jude 28 October Apostles — Holy Day: Today we commemorate Saint Simon and Saint Jude, whose names appear in the New Testament on every list of the twelve apostles. Simon was called “the Zealot,” which suggests that … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

The Mission of God for the People of God Jesus used much of the time He spent with His disciples both telling them and showing them why He came to Earth. It is about the mission that the nations and … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection: Mark 9:38-50 My grandfather is known to have said, “My purpose in life is to get to heaven and take as many people with me as I can.” Here, Jesus gives us a piece of that road-map. First, … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Saint Michael and All Angels: 29 September Holy Day  We celebrate those mysterious beings which Scripture calls “angels,” a name which comes from the Greek word for “messengers.” Messengers from God can be visible or invisible, and may take human … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Holy Cross: On September 14, the church celebrated Holy Cross Day in honor of Christ’s self-offering on the cross for our salvation. This feast day is also known in some churches as the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy … Continue reading

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