For Them That Are Disappeared

Demeter Mourning for Persephone

Demeter Mourning for Persephone, by Evelyn de Morgan (1855–1919). From Wikipedia.

(This is a day late. The International Day of the Disappeared was yesterday, August 30th.)

O merciful God, who seest all things: Have mercy, we beseech thee, on all them that have been disappeared from us, and whose fate is known only . . . → Read More: For Them That Are Disappeared

Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne

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Inspire by thy blessed Spirit, O Lord God, all Bishops and Pastors, that they may tend their flocks after the pattern of thy servant Saint Aidan, with gentleness and strength; that thy people may be shepherded with the holy love of our Redeemer Jesus Christ, who with thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and . . . → Read More: Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne

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An alchemist in his laboratory

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An alchemist in his laboratory. From Wikimedia.

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An alchemist in his laboratory. From Wikimedia.

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An alchemist in his laboratory. From Wikimedia.

The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Caravaggio Beheading of John the Baptist

The Beheading of St John the Baptist, by Michelangelo Caravaggio (1571–1610).

Almighty God, by whose providence thy servant John the Baptist was sent to prepare the way of thy Son our Saviour, by preaching of repentance: Make us so to follow his doctrine and holy life, that we may truly repent according to his preaching; . . . → Read More: The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Newsletters

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Issues 32 and 33 are available:

St Stephen’s News XXIX No 32

St Stephen’s News XXIX No 33

And as a reminder, all newsletters are available in our Library: http://www.ststeve.com/library/newsletters/newsletters-2018/.

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity  

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Almighty and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service: Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in this life, that we fail not finally to attain thy heavenly promises; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

. . . → Read More: The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity  

New carpet and furniture

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New chairs and carpet in the Cadwalader room.

New carpeting was recently installed in the lobby (the Cadwalader Room) and the back hallway. In addition, there is some new furniture. Check out Carolyn Kerouac’s photos.

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

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Almighty and everlasting God, who art always more ready to hear than we to pray, and art wont to give more than either we desire or deserve: Pour down upon us the abundance of thy mercy; forgiving us those things whereof our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things which we are . . . → Read More: The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity