Scripture Verse

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

— Colossians iii:1, Opening Sentence for Evening Prayer [Easter]

Garden Party

Only 2 months and 10 days until the British Garden Party and Fête! Come experience a bit of Jolly Olde England right here in Timonium. Have High Tea in the Parish Hall Tea Room, or have Cornish and Welsh Pasties, Ploughman's Lunches, wine, and beer on tap at the Pheasant and Firkin Pub on the parish grounds. Hear a Pipe Band and join in for some English country dancing.

Saint Peter’s Chair at Antioch

Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Saint Peter and Saint Paul

O God, who didst bestow upon thy blessed Apostle Saint Peter the keys of the kingdom in heaven, and didst appoint unto him the priesthood for the binding and the loosing of sin: Grant, we beseech thee, that by the help of his intercession we may be delivered from . . . → Read More: Saint Peter’s Chair at Antioch

Missionaries and Martyrs

Martyrdom of St Stephen

Martyrdom of St Stephen

O Eternal Lord God, who by the noble fortitude of missionaries and martyrs hast caused thy Word to grow mightily and to prevail: Pour thy Spirit upon the Church in the land that, by the service and sacrifice of our faith, thy saving health may be known among the nations; . . . → Read More: Missionaries and Martyrs

The Sermon for Sunday February 18th – Lent I

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Sunday February 18th: Lent 1, 2018

This Week’s Newsletter

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Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXIX No 6

The Sermon for Sunday February 11th – Quinquagesima

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday February 11th:Quinquagesima, 2018

This Week’s Newsletter

new church tower with weathercock-bw

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXIX No 5

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

¶ This Collect is to be said every day in Lent, after the Collect appointed for the day, until Palm Sunday.

Almighty and everlasting God, who hatest nothing that thou hast made, and dost forgive the sins of all those who are penitent: Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, . . . → Read More: Ash Wednesday

More podcasts!

We’ve added three new sermon podcasts. Actually, one isn’t a sermon, it’s Fr Hawtin’s traditional Children’s Story, which he tells—in lieu of a sermon—at the Children’s Mass on Christmas Eve. The other’s are Fr Kerouac’s sermon for Christmas Day, and his sermon for this past Sunday, Quinquagesima. They can all be found on our . . . → Read More: More podcasts!

Shrove Tuesday

Pancake

Lord, give us grace to inaugurate with holy fasting the defenses of Christian warfare, so that we who are to fight against spiritual wickedness, may be helped and strengthened by self-denial; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

¶ Or this:

O God of infinite mercy, grant that we who know thy compassion may . . . → Read More: Shrove Tuesday

Quinquagesima Sunday: the Sunday Next before Lent

Chi Rho mosaic

Chi Rho mosaic from Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery

O Lord, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth: Send thy Holy Ghost, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whosoever liveth is . . . → Read More: Quinquagesima Sunday: the Sunday Next before Lent