This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephens News XXVII No 48

Winter (Advent) Ember Days: III

Ember Days at the four seasons: Winter

Winter, by Abel Grimmer (1565–1630). From Wikipedia.

The Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday following the Third Sunday in Advent (or the feast of St Lucy, December 13) are the traditional winter Ember Days.

Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who hast purchased to thyself an universal Church by the precious blood of thy dear . . . → Read More: Winter (Advent) Ember Days: III

Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr

Ignatius of Antioch

Renew in thy Church, we beseech thee, O Lord, the courage of Ignatius the Martyr, the fervour of his letters, and the faithfulness of his teaching: That men may so burn with love towards thee, as to care for naught else but to do thy will, whatever be the cost in life, in suffering, or . . . → Read More: Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr