Most prayer books sitting in the pew rack have a section of pages that are somewhat dirty. You see them from the side while the book is closed. They are darkened and protruding out a bit.
Bringing Saint Joseph to the Center
Today is the feast of Saint Joseph, but before we talk about that, I need to share with you one of the best Christmas presents I received this year: a llama needle felting kit!
Reminders offered by our creche collection
I do not know when I moved from having a few creches to having a collection, but it was somewhere between having two and then forty
James the Apostle and Overcoming Our Culture of Greatness
We do not know much about him, but James must have been a pretty big deal.
Martyrs of the Sudans and Small Incarnations
When I was in high school, we moved to the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, which had a long-term companion relationship with the Episcopal Church of Sudan.
The Scholl siblings’ faithful courage to do what’s right
The story of Hans and Sophie Scholl is a powerful story of faith and courage.
Shining Christ’s Light on All Saints
What is a saint? The root of the word “saint” is holy. A saint is one who is holy. When Paul uses the word, he is referring to all those who follow Jesus.
Celebrating Saint Lucy of Syracuse
The name Lucy means light. She is a light, but more importantly she points us to the light of Christ. In the literal darkness we face every year at this time and in the greater darkness we face in our lives and in the world, Lucy reminds us that the light of Christ shines in the midst of it all, and the darkness does not overcome it.