Years ago, I helped lead a youth group to Iona, Scotland for a pilgrimage. I remember thinking how great of a gift it was, to travel there in the first place, but also to be celebrating the Eucharist in a chapel at Iona, as well as on its shores.
Two and a half weeks ago I had no idea who Melania the Elder was. (Hint: The Patriarchy)
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 feast of Saint Julian finds me during a time when I need her.
You are in a season of extreme parenting. I know it’s exhausting.I see you.
Our family likes to celebrate and decorate for just about every holiday.
When did you become an adult? Was there a moment, an inbreath as a child followed by a grownup outbreath?
One of the reasons I love celebrating minor saint commemorations is that doing so gives our family the opportunities to talk about heroes of our faith and the history and geography of the Christian Church.
“My greatest desire,” Emily Malbone Morgan wrote, “has always been to make tired people rested and happy.”
Sovereign (noun): a supreme ruler, especially a monarch