Tuesday in Holy Week

Altar in Lent

O Lord God, whose blessed Son, our Saviour, gave his back to the smiters and hid not his face from shame: Grant us grace to take joyfully the sufferings of the present time, in full assurance of the glory that shall be revealed; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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The Sermon for Sunday March 29th – Palm Sunday

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday March 29th: Palm Sunday, 2015

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephens News XXVI No 12

Monday in Holy Week

Altar in Lent

Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ . . . → Read More: Monday in Holy Week

John Keble, Priest (1866)

Grant, O God, that in all time of our testing we may know thy presence and obey thy will; that, following the example of thy servant John Keble, we may accomplish with integrity and courage that which thou givest us to do, and endure that which thou givest us to bear; through Jesus Christ our . . . → Read More: John Keble, Priest (1866)

Saint Woolos (Woolo)

Celtic Cross

Almighty God, who dost choose thine elect out of every nation, and dost shew forth thy glory in their lives: Grant, we pray thee, that following the good example of thy servant Saint Woolos, we may be fruitful in good works to the praise of thy holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Palm Sunday 

Entry into Jerusalem

Almighty and everlasting God, who, of thy tender love towards mankind, hast sent thy Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, to take upon him our flesh, and to suffer death upon the cross, that all mankind should follow the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant, that we may both follow the example of his patience, . . . → Read More: Palm Sunday 

Holy Week Schedule 2015

March 29th through April 5th Palm Sunday(March 29th) 8:00 AM Holy Eucharist 9:15 AM Choral Eucharist 11:00 AM Choral Eucharist Holy Monday 6:00 PM Said Eucharist Holy Tuesday 6:00 PM Said Eucharist Spy Wednesday 6:00 PM Said Eucharist Maundy Thursday 7:00 PM Choral Eucharist & Stripping of the Altar Good Friday 12 Noon The Seven . . . → Read More: Holy Week Schedule 2015

Recalling General Lee’s surrender

Lee Surrenders to Grant at Appomattox

The Ninth of April marks the sesquicentennial of the day on which General Robert E. Lee surrendered his 26,000 men, the remnant of the once invincible Army of Northern Virginia, to General Ulysses S. Grant of the United States Army in the parlour of the McLean House at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia.

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The Annunciation

Fra Angelico Annunciation

We beseech thee, O Lord, pour thy grace into our hearts; that, as we have known the incarnation of thy Son Jesus Christ by the message of an angel, so by his cross and passion we may be brought unto the glory of his resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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