Saint Fabian, Bishop and Martyr

We beseech thee, O Lord, to grant us after the example of Saint Fabian, thy martyr, constancy in thy faith and truth; that, being grounded in divine love, we may be moved from its perfection by no temptations; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

For the Ravens

Raven (Plate CI) from Birds of America by John James Audubon

Offered in preparation for this evening’s AFC Championship game between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots.

Be mindful of thy servants the Ravens, O Lord, and watch over their endeavors on the field; grant them to fight the good fight . . . → Read More: For the Ravens

An Earnest Prayer for the Nation

General George Washington at Trenton (1792) by John Trumbull (1756-1843)

Almighty God and Father, keep us, we beseech thee, in thy holy protection; incline our hearts to cultivate a spirit of lawfulness and civic propriety; to entertain a brotherly affection and love for one another, for our fellow-citizens of the United States at . . . → Read More: An Earnest Prayer for the Nation

For The Inauguration

O Lord our Governor, Ruler of all nations: Look favourably upon thy servant Barack as he rededicates himself to the service of our country. Grant him the wisdom, courage, strength, and humility to lead our country in the paths of righteousness, that we may dwell in peace and prosperity, and be an example to . . . → Read More: For The Inauguration

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St. Stephen’s News XXIV No 2

Sermon for Sunday January 20th Epiphany II

Here is the sermon for Sunday January 13th: Epiphany 2, 2013

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Almighty and everlasting God, who dost govern all things in heaven and earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of thy people, and grant us thy peace all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.