Scripture Verse

Come unto me, all ye that travail and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you.

— St. Matthew xi:28, Comfortable Words at Holy Communion

Red Cross Blood Drive

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Only 1 month and 28 days until the next Red Cross Blood Drive. There are sign-up sheets at the church, or you can call the Parish Office at (410) 560-6776, or you can drop an email to Happy Riley, the Director of Pastoral Care, at dpc@ststeve.com.

July 17th 1:30 PM — 7:00 PM

Info on donating blood.

The Sermon for Sunday May 20th – Whitsunday

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday May 20th: Whitsunday, 2018

This Week’s Newsletter

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Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXIX No 19

Pentecost, commonly called Whitsunday

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Pentecôte (Pentecost), by Jean_II_Restout. From Wikipedia.

¶ This Collect is to be said daily throughout Whitsun Week.

O God, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by sending to them the light of thy Holy Spirit: Grant us by the same Spirit to have a . . . → Read More: Pentecost, commonly called Whitsunday

Saint Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury

St Dunstan praying before Christ.

“St Dunstan praying before Christ”, from the Glastonbury Classbook (10th century). The kneeling monk in the lower right is believed to be a self-portrait by Dunstan, who was a famous illustrator. From Wikipedia.

Almighty God, who didst raise up Saint Dunstan to restore the discipline of the Church and to be a faithful . . . → Read More: Saint Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury

RSS Feeds

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Did you know that there is a way to be notified automatically whenever there is a new post on the blog? And that you can limit those notifications to certain types (or “categories”) of posts—those announcing new podcasts, or new newsletters or sermons. Find out more on this page, along with a link to . . . → Read More: RSS Feeds

Vestry meeting minutes

hermit at work on a manuscript

We have begun posting the minutes of the monthly Vestry meetings. You can find them on the Vestry meeting minutes page. We’ll post a note here when new sets of minutes are posted.

Detail of a miniature of a hermit at work on a manuscript, from the Estoire del Saint Graal, France (Saint-Omer . . . → Read More: Vestry meeting minutes

The Sermon for Sunday May 13th – Ascension Sunday

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Sunday May 13th: Ascension, 2018

This Week’s Newsletter

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Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXIX No 18

The Sunday after Ascension Day

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The Ascension, by Giotto di Bondone (1266/7–1337). From Wikiart.

O God, the King of glory, who hast exalted thine only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph unto thy kingdom in heaven: We beseech thee, leave us not comfortless; but send to us thine Holy Ghost to comfort us, and exalt us unto the . . . → Read More: The Sunday after Ascension Day

Saint Joan of Arc

Joan at the Coronation of Charles VII

Joan at the Coronation of Charles VII, by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780—1867). From Wikipedia.

O God, who didst endue thy servant Saint Joan with singular courage to withstand her enemies in the evil day: Grant us grace that, enduring hardness and waxing valiant in fight, we may with her receive the crown of everlasting . . . → Read More: Saint Joan of Arc