Saint George

The Martyrdom of Saint George, by Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1644).

Almighty God, who hast made us heirs of all the victories of faith: Arm us, like Saint George, with such trust in the truth that is invisible, that we may seek no rest from its demands, and have no fear in its service; . . . → Read More: Saint George

The Sermon for Sunday April 22nd – Easter III

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Here is the sermon for Sunday April 22nd: Easter 3, 2018

This Week’s Newsletter

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Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXIX No 15

The Third Sunday after Easter

St Stephen's Font Easter 2018

Almighty God, who shewest to them that are in error the light of thy truth, to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness: Grant unto all those who are admitted into the fellowship of Christ’s Religion, that they may avoid those things that are contrary to their profession, and follow . . . → Read More: The Third Sunday after Easter

Earth Day

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For Stewardship of God’s Creation

Almighty God, Creator of heaven and earth, who hast given unto man dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth: Make us to be diligent . . . → Read More: Earth Day

Saint Beuno

Y Ddraig Goch

Enable us, O Lord, with Saint Beuno and all thy blessed servants to bring the talents and graces of thy giving unto the sole service of thy Church, the body of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen. . . . → Read More: Saint Beuno

Saint Anselm

Anselm made Archbishop of Canterbury

“Anselm made Archbishop of Canterbury”, by James William Edmund Doyle (1822–1892) in A Chronicle of England: B.C. 55 – A.D. 1485. From Wikipedia.

Graciously enlighten thy Church, we beseech thee, O Lord: that being illumined by the teaching of blessed Anselm thy confessor and Bishop, it may attain unto eternal gifts; through . . . → Read More: Saint Anselm

For the Cessation of Violence

Bouguereau The First Mourning

In observance of the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School.

Almighty God, Creator of all men, unto whom the blood of Abel crieth from the ground: Deliver us, we beseech thee, from the fear and anger which driveth Cain to rise up and slay his brother. Grant us the courage to forgive, . . . → Read More: For the Cessation of Violence

Saint Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr

St. Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury, is asked for advice

St. Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury, is asked for advice, from a medieval illumination attributed to the Master of the Cité des Dames. From Wikipedia.

O God, who didst adorn thy blessed Bishop Alphege with the dignity of the priesthood and with the palm of martyrdom: Mercifully grant that we may be so . . . → Read More: Saint Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr

Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

You don’t have to travel to England to have a genuine Afternoon Tea. You can find one right here in the Baltimore suburbs—at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête, Saturday, 5 May 2018, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Tea is served in Quimby Hall (the Parish Hall), with continuous service for the . . . → Read More: Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party