A weekly Rector's Notes reflection for November 5, 2018 As part of this “Election Day-Eve” edition of my weekly rector’s notes, I want to talk a little bit about what politics and the church DO have to say to each other. Our lives are constantly bombarded by election news. Signs for candidates are going up … Continue reading vote!
A rector's notes article for October 22, 2018 Advent brings us to a season of gifts. The gift of family. The gift of celebration. The gifts that St. Nick leaves in your shoes on December 6. The gift of Bing Crosby singing Christmas carols. And the greatest gift we await is the coming of the … Continue reading the gift
An article for the weekly rector's notes of October 15 “We are the clay and you are the potter.” This imagery of being formed by God resonates deeply with me because of the intense care and attention that is alluded to within the statement, but also speaks to a saying I often hear from artists … Continue reading formation everywhere
The following is a weekly Rector's Notes article for October 1, 2018 “The first time I acolyted, the priest told me the following, and I’m going to tell it to you too: if everyone gets everything correct today without a single mistake, we will all drop dead and go straight to heaven. Well, I’ve been … Continue reading The Service of Acolyting
A weekly newsletter article, September 17, 2018 It is really hard to live up to the legacy that St. Francis has left for us. Francis is famously known for his love for animals and creation, and the founding of the Franciscan Order. But, perhaps less well known is the extreme level to which Francis held … Continue reading St. Francis