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All Saints Day

Remember the faithful On November 1st the church remembers the saints of God – all faithful servants and believers. The day is seen as a communion of saints who have died and of all Christian persons. All Hallows’ Eve, October … Continue reading

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The Feast of St. Francis – October 4th

Francis of Assisi, Friar          1182-1226 Of all the saints, perhaps Francis is the most popular and well known. His joyous faith is found in many of his writings. In a little town in Italy, nearly eight … Continue reading

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The Pastoral Epistles

The Letters to Timothy During Year C of the Lectionary, Proper 19 (closest to September 14) through Proper 25 (closest to October 26) the Epistle readings are from Paul’s letters to Timothy. These epistles (along with Titus) are called the … Continue reading

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Jonathan Myrick Daniels

Seminarian and Martyr, 1965 Proverbs 4:20-27 Psalm 85:7-13 Galatians 3:22-28 Luke 1:46-55 Jonathan Daniels was an Episcopal seminarian who answered the call of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to help register African-American voters in Alabama. He was shot … Continue reading

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Proper 15: Year C – August 15, 2010

A Cloud of Witnesses Isaiah 5:1-7 Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18 Hebrews 11:29-12:2 Luke 12:49-56 In the Bible, faith is never a matter simply for an isolated individual. It involves a community of persons that stretches back into the past, embraces people … Continue reading

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Holy Women, Holy Men

A liturgical resource and successor to Lesser Feasts and Fasts. Newly published in cooperation with the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music, Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints is now available from Church Publishing Incorporated (CPI). It is the … Continue reading

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