Scripture Verse

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

— St. Matthew v:16, Offertory Sentence for Holy Communion

Financial Peace University

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Join us for Financial Peace University, a presentation of Dave Ramsey’s video series. Financial Peace University changes lives through wise money management focused on building wealth and eliminating debt. Learn how God’s principles for finance can make a difference in your life and improve your relationships.

There are over 2,000 verses in the bible . . . → Read More: Financial Peace University

Rogation Monday

Plow Boy

Plow Boy by Anna Mary Robertson Moses, a.k.a. “Grandman Moses” (1860–1961). From Wikiart.

Almighty God, Lord of heaven and earth: We beseech thee to pour forth thy blessing upon this land, and to give us a fruitful season; that we, constantly receiving thy bounty, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy . . . → Read More: Rogation Monday

The Sermon for Sunday May 21st – Rogation Sunday

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday May 21st: Rogation Sunday, 2017

This Week’s Newsletter

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

Altar Flowers — Rogation Sunday

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The Fifth Sunday after Easter, commonly called Rogation Sunday

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The Baptismal Font decorated for Easter 2013

O Lord, from whom all good things do come: Grant to us thy humble servants, that by thy holy inspiration we may think those things that are good, and by thy merciful guiding may perform the same; through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

¶ Monday, Tuesday, . . . → Read More: The Fifth Sunday after Easter, commonly called Rogation Sunday

Saint Alcuin

Charlemagne et Alcuin

Charlemagne et Alcuin, by Jean-Victor Schnetz (1787–1870). From Wikipedia.

Almighty God, in a rude and barbarous age thou didst raise up thy deacon Alcuin to rekindle the light of learning: Illumine our minds, we pray, that amid the uncertainties and confusions of our own time we may shew forth thy eternal truth; through . . . → Read More: Saint Alcuin

Saint Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury

Dunstan

A monk kneeling at the foot of Christ, from the Glastonbury Classbook. The figure is possibly a self-portrait.

Almighty God, who didst raise up Saint Dunstan to restore the discipline of the Church and to be a faithful counsellor of kings: Grant that neither thy Church nor this people may lack gifted rulers, fearing . . . → Read More: Saint Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury

The Sermon for Sunday May 14th – Easter IV

Fr Michael Belt

Here is the sermon for Sunday May 14th: Easter 4, 2017

The Sermon for Sunday May 7th – Easter III

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Sunday May 7th: Easter 3, 2017