Scripture Verse

I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.

— Psalm li:3, Opening Sentence for Evening Prayer [Lent]

Cookie Walk

Only 1 month and 16 days until the Cookie Walk! Choose from a wide assortment of home-baked cookies, homemade jams and jellies, peanut brittle wreaths, and other delights. Doors open at 9:00 AM, and many items sell out, so be sure to arrive early!

Sign up to come to our Pretend Sleepover!

Free Birds Theatrical release poster

Free Birds, from Reel FX Creative Studios. Theatrical release poster from Fair use, Wikipedia

Calling all Sunday School Kids! Wear your PJ’s, bring your sleeping bag or favorite “Blankey” and Pillow to a night of full of fun!!!

On Friday, November . . . → Read More: Sign up to come to our Pretend Sleepover!

A vital life lesson from a Roman soap opera

Fr Hawtin

Television has never come high among my priorities. Truth to tell, I have never developed the habit of watching much other than the news. This is possibly a consequence of several years of working behind what used to be called the Iron Curtain—a place where television programs were as dull as the architecture. One, I . . . → Read More: A vital life lesson from a Roman soap opera

Archbishop Thomas Cranmer and Bishops Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley

Latimer and Ridley burned at the stake

Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley burnt at the stake, from Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

Keep us, O Lord, constant in faith and zealous in witness, that, like thy servants Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley, and Thomas Cranmer, we may live in thy fear, die in thy favour, and rest in thy peace; for the sake . . . → Read More: Archbishop Thomas Cranmer and Bishops Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley

Podcast for Trinity XX

Portrait of Fr Mike Kerouac

Fr Kerouac’s sermon for Trinity XX is now available as a podcast.

http://www.ststeve.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Trinity-20.mp3

Sermon for Trinity XX, 2018

Portrait of Fr Mike Kerouac

Here is Fr Kerouac’s sermon for Trinity 20, 2018.

Cool curmudgeons preserve traditions

Fr Hawtin

Tradition is a vital ingredient in the cement that binds society together. And it is the casual shucking off of ancient traditions, for no better reason than they are ancient, that reflects that growing uncouthness that characterizes not only public debate, but so many aspects of society.

Folks who deplore the abandonment of time honored . . . → Read More: Cool curmudgeons preserve traditions

The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

Trinity (celtic knot)

O Almighty and most merciful God, of thy bountiful goodness keep us, we beseech thee, from all things that may hurt us; that we, being ready both in body and soul, may cheerfully accomplish those things which thou commandest; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

. . . → Read More: The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

Fr Ludwig’s Sermon for Trinity 18

Here is Fr Ludwig’s sermon for Trinity 18, 2018

Most Recent Newsletters

The most recent newsletters:

St Stephen’s News XXIX No 39 St Stephen’s News XXIX No 40

Recent newsletters are available in our Library.

King Edward the Confessor

Edward Rex

Bayeux Tapestry, scene 1: Edward Rex meets Harold Godwinson. From Wikipedia

O God, who art the King of kings and Lord of lords: Give grace, we beseech thee, to the earthly rulers of thy people, that they, following the example of King Edward the Confessor, may receive with him a crown of glory . . . → Read More: King Edward the Confessor