Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Apostles, were martyred in Rome in 64 CE. The Episcopal Church celebrates their sacrifice with a feast day on June 29
For a few years after college I was part of a local production of Godspell that toured all over Rhode Island performing the show in various churches and venues.
The Feast of Pentecost is loaded with profound and fantastical readings of scripture.
What is your favorite day in the Church Year? Christmas? Easter? Pentecost? All Saints?
Does anyone ever answer with Ascension Day?
I first learned of Stephen, as I suspect many of us do, via Wenceslas and his walk over deep, crisp, and even snow. In that lovely song, Stephen serves largely as the backdrop for an allegory about kingship.
When we made the decision to opt out of hosting Christmas for my family last year, my husband and I sat down to brainstorm how to make the holiday season extra special for our girls.
As Christians, Saint Andrew reminds us that following Christ requires us to surrender our need for notoriety and acclaim.
When we offer nighttime prayers at our house, we always include a section of ‘thank you, God’.
Saint Simon and Saint. Jude *sound* familiar, but beyond associating the latter with St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, most of us can’t tell you much about either.
The idea of being wrapped up, especially as the nights grow colder here in Maine, evokes a sense of coziness and warmth.