Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne

Celtic Cross

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

Sunday School Activity Sheet No 15

Sunday School

Because of the COVID-19 quarantine, Sunday School is informal. But Mrs Novicki is providing Sunday School Activity Worksheets for children who can’t make it to church. Here is the latest installment.

Kid’s Corner Week 15 For now, past Worksheets can be found in the Sunday School section of the Christian Education page.

Videocast: Trinity XII, 2020

Here is a video of the Holy Eucharist “in tempore quarantinæ” for Trinity XII, 30 August 2020. You can also watch the videocast of the Trinity Eucharist on YouTube, or on the parish’s Facebook pages: Saint Stephen’s Anglican Church, and Isaac’s FB page.

Here is the video of the Holy Eucharist . . . → Read More: Videocast: Trinity XII, 2020

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

celtic trefoil

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

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 . . . → Read More: The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Stay at Home Chat No. 15

Fr Hawtin

Here is the fifteenth episode of the Rector’s Stay at Home Chats. As a reminder, all of the Stay at Home episodes will be collected on the Stay at Home Chat page.

Fr Hawtin’s Stay at Home Chat #15

Saint Augustine of Hippo

Tolle Lege, by Benozzo Gozzoli

St Augustine Reading the Epistle of St Paul (Conversion of Augustine of Hippo [Tolle Lege]), by Benozzo Gozzoli. Fresco in an Aspidal Chapel, Sant’Agostino, San Gimignano.

O God, who from among the people of Africa didst raise up thy servant Augustine to be a Bishop and Doctor of the Church: Grant us so . . . → Read More: Saint Augustine of Hippo

Thomas Gallaudet, Priest and Apostle to the Deaf, and Henry Winter Syle, Priest

Thomas Gallaudet

Thomas Gallaudet, photograph by Matthew Brady (c. 1822–1896). From Wikipedia.

O loving God, whose willest that everyone should come to thee and be saved: We bless thy holy Name for thy servants Thomas Gallaudet and Henry Winter Syle, whose labours with and for those who are deaf we commemroate today, and we . . . → Read More: Thomas Gallaudet, Priest and Apostle to the Deaf, and Henry Winter Syle, Priest

Saint Louis IX, King of France, Confessor

Saint Louis

Saint Louis, illustration from the Bible of Toledo (Saint Louis Bible), c. 1220–1230. From Wikipedia.

O God, who didst call thy servant Louis to an earthly throne that he might advance thy heavenly kingdom, and didst endue him with zeal for thy Church and charity towards thy people: Mercifully grant that we . . . → Read More: Saint Louis IX, King of France, Confessor

Saint Ebba (Aebbe the Elder), Abbess of Coldingham

The Thistle, the royal badge of Scotland

Grant, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we who keep the heavenly birthday of thy holy Virgin Saint Ebba may be conformed to the pattern of her hidden life with thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.