The Sermon for Sunday March 27th 9:15 am Service – Easter Day

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Sunday March 27th: Easter Day 915am, 2016

For the Victims of the Terrorst Attack in Lahore

Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park

Merciful God in heaven: Grant, we beseech thee, peace and rest to those whose lives were taken in the terrorist attack in Lahore, and comfort those who mourn them. Give strength and courage to those who were injured, and bless those who minister unto them. Grant the people of Pakistan the resolve to carry on . . . → Read More: For the Victims of the Terrorst Attack in Lahore

The Sermon for Sunday March 27th 8:00 am Service – Easter Day

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday March 27th: Easter Sunday 8am, 2016

This Week’s Newsletter

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Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephens News XXVII No 11

Easter Day 

Mikhail Nesterov The Empty Tomb

O God, who for our redemption didst give thine only–begotten Son to the death of the Cross, and by his glorious resurrection hast delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die daily from sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection; through the same . . . → Read More: Easter Day 

The Sermon for March 24th – Maundy Thursday

Here is the sermon for March 24th: Maundy Thursday, 2016

Holy Saturday

Le Christ mort couché sur son linceul

Grant, O Lord, that as we are baptised into the death of thy blessed Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, so by continual mortifying our corrupt affections we may be buried with him; and that through the grave, and gate of death, we may pass to our joyful resurrection; for his merits, who died, and was . . . → Read More: Holy Saturday

Good Friday

Christ on the Cross

¶ All three collects are to be read.

Almighty God, we beseech thee graciously to behold this thy family, for which our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betrayed, and given up into the hands of wicked men, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now liveth and reigneth with thee and . . . → Read More: Good Friday

Maundy Thursday

The Last Supper by Tissot

Almighty Father, whose dear Son, on the night before he suffered, did institute the Sacrament of his Body and Blood: Mercifully grant that we may thankfully receive the same in remembrance of him, who in these holy mysteries giveth us a pledge of life eternal; the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who now . . . → Read More: Maundy Thursday

Wednesday in Holy Week (Spy Wednesday)

Christ Taken Prisoner

Assist us mercifully with thy help, O Lord God of our salvation; that we may enter with joy upon the meditation of those mighty acts, whereby thou hast given unto us life and immortality; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Christ Taken Prisoner, by Giuseppe Cesari (568–1640). From . . . → Read More: Wednesday in Holy Week (Spy Wednesday)