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The medieval scribe, by Edward Laning (1906–1981) as part of the WPA Federal Art Project (WPA-FAP). From The New York Public Library.

Here is the latest newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXX 26

Things to be learned from a town’s name

Fr Hawtin

As a child, I was fascinated by maps. In fact, the book that inspired me to learn to read was an enormous old atlas that belonged to my grandfather. Even so, reading was a bitter sweet experience for it led to the discovery that, far from being the largest country in the world, England was . . . → Read More: Things to be learned from a town’s name

Please help keep the roof over our heads

church with cross and weathercock

Old style flat roofs are particularly vulnerable to leaks and the 30-year-old roof over the Cadwalader Room is no exception. Indeed, over the past couple of years, it has had increasing difficulties keeping out the rain and snow. Sad to say, the time has come to replace it.

The Rev. Dan Bursi, an architect . . . → Read More: Please help keep the roof over our heads

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Here is the latest Newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXX 25 July 9th

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The medieval scribe, by Edward Laning (1906–1981) as part of the WPA Federal Art Project (WPA-FAP). From The New York Public Library.

The most recent newsletters (No. 23, June 24th, and No. 24, July 2nd) are now available in our library.

Living with anti-Christians

Fr Hawtin

America, judicially and politically, has become decidedly anti- Christian, and the Bible shows that persuading the faithful to collaborate in their own spiritual destruction is one of our opponents’ oldest tricks. The Book of Daniel, for example, the Book of Daniel deals with the subject at length.

It tells how Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, following . . . → Read More: Living with anti-Christians

Polo—a game of princes played here in Maryland

Fr Hawtin

Forget about movie stars! One of Britain’s most popular heroes in the 1950s—for boys, at least—was Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. It was not so much that he appeared on postage stamps alongside the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth, no less important to us, he was a highly decorated war hero.

Prince Philip was on . . . → Read More: Polo—a game of princes played here in Maryland

Heroes Ancient & Modern: a Memorial Day meditation

Fr Hawtin

The Hollywood stereotype of hero rarely holds true in real life. Whatever you might see in the movies, heroes are by no means invariably young, confident, and athletic. Sometimes they are old and wrinkly: Moses, for example, was nearly 80 years of age when God called him to lead the children of Israel out of . . . → Read More: Heroes Ancient & Modern: a Memorial Day meditation

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The medieval scribe, by Edward Laning (1906–1981) as part of the WPA Federal Art Project (WPA-FAP). From The New York Public Library.

Here is the latest newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXX No 20 June 4th

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Here is the latest newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXX No 19 May 29th