Christmas Schedule for 2017

St Stephen’s Christmastide service schedule has been posted. It’s actually pretty much the same as it has been for the last few years, except, because Advent IV is also Christmas Eve, and there will be three Christmas Eve services late in the day, there will only be two morning services. The 9:15 AM . . . → Read More: Christmas Schedule for 2017

Altar Flowers — Advent III, 2017

Altar Flowers — Advent III, 2017

Altar Flowers — Advent III, 2017

The Sermon for Sunday December 17th – Advent III

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Sunday December 17th: Advent 3, 2017

This Week’s Newsletter

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Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXVIII No 49

Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr

Ignatius of Antioch

The Martyrdom of Ignatius of Antioch, from the Menologion of Basil II (c. 1000). From Wikipedia.

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 . . . → Read More: Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr

The Third Sunday in Advent

Advent Wreath Advent III

O Lord Jesus Christ, who at thy first coming didst send thy messenger to prepare thy way before thee: Grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready thy way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, that at thy second . . . → Read More: The Third Sunday in Advent