For the Victims of the Church Bombings in Sri Lanka

The Massacre of the Innocents

Merciful God in heaven: Grant, we beseech thee, peace and rest to those whose lives were in the church bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Day, and comfort those who mourn them. Give strength and courage to those who were injured, and bless those who minister unto them. Grant our nation the resolve to carry . . . → Read More: For the Victims of the Church Bombings in Sri Lanka

Easter Day 2019

Altar Flowers, Easter 2019

The Baptismal Font, Easter 2019

A view of the nave, Easter 2019

Altar Flowers, Easter 2019

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Maundy Thursday Service

Maundy Thursday choir singing

The Maundy Thursday service featured Harold Darke’s Communion Service in A minor, Déodat de Séverac’s setting of Tantum ergo, and William Byrd’s Ave verum corpus, sung by the Choir of Men and Boys.

The Maundy Thursday altar. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

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The Children’s Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross 2019

Because of inclement weather, the Children’s Stations of the Cross was held indoors this year. This educational activity takes place every year on Good Friday at 3:30 PM (after the conclusion of the Good Friday Meditations upon the Seven Last Words).

Stations of the Cross 2019. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

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The Ladies Who Lunch

Lunch at Basta Pasta

For the April outing, the Ladies Who Lunch went to Basta Pasta on April 17th. If you’re interested in joining them, watch for the announcement of the date and location in the upcoming newsletter.

The Ladies Who Lunch dined at Basta Pasta on Wednesday, April 17th. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

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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 Jesus . . . → Read More: Saint Anselm

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