Saint Mary Magdalene

Almighty God, whose blessed Son restored Mary Magdalene to health of body and mind, and called her to be a witness of his resurrection: Mercifully grant that by thy grace we may be healed of all our infirmities and know thee in the power of his endless life; who with thee and the Holy Spirit . . . → Read More: Saint Mary Magdalene

The Seventh Sunday after Trinity

Lord of all power and might, who art the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of thy Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A fond farewell to a memorable bishop

A pioneer of American Anglicanism’s traditionalist movement, Bishop Albion W. Knight Jr., was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on June 26th in a simple graveside service. Both a prelate and a retired Army brigadier general, he had, typically, declined full military honors on the grounds it was too hot for the Honor Guard, . . . → Read More: A fond farewell to a memorable bishop

Women’s Club Lunch

The Ladies Who Lunch will be meeting at Patrick’s Restaurant on Cranbrook Road, Cockeysville at 12 noon on Wednesday, July 18th. Join us for good food and great fellowship. To reserve your place, call Joyce Perlberg at Tel: 410-252-2680.

Sermon for Sunday July 15th – Trinity VI

Here is the sermon for Sunday July 15th: Trinity 6, 2012

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St. Stephen’s News XXIII 27

Saint Swithun

Most gracious God, who didst glorify the Church by the life and labours of thy holy Bishop Saint Swithun: Send down, we beseech thee, showers of blessing upon thy people, that they may grow in grace, and in the knowledge and love of thee, and of thy Son Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with . . . → Read More: Saint Swithun

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity

O God, who hast prepared for those who love thee such good things as pass man’s understanding: Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain thy promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Founding Fathers speak for themselves

There has been much debate in recent years about the religious beliefs of our Founding Fathers—whether they were devout Christians or ardent secularists; whether they intended to base our constitution upon Christian principles or entirely secular ones.

In the wake of the Independence Day celebrations, we ought to do them the courtesy of letting them . . . → Read More: The Founding Fathers speak for themselves

Summer Blood Drive

It’s that time of year again… Time for St Stephen’s quarterly community blood drive. Blood banks are chronically in short supply, and in the last several months there have been occasions when shortages were so severe that hospitals had to postpone elective surgeries. Summer, on the other hand, sees a surge in the need for . . . → Read More: Summer Blood Drive