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Here is the latest newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXX 36

Charlotte, not just a name on the honor board

The Charlotte Hawtin Award honors the women who have worked so hard to make the parish a success. Currently we are trying to fix a date to celebrate the latest four honorees: Sara Douglas, Rosa Halbert, Colby Hawks and Martha Miller.

Charlotte Hawtin and Diane Novicki at the 2007 Cookie Walk

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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 35

New clergy appointments

Fr Hawtin

Following departure of Archdeacon, The Venerable Michael Kerouac, for St. Patrick’s Anglican Church, Port St John, Florida, The Rev. John Novicki has been appointed vicar of the parish. Meanwhile, following his ordination to the priesthood, The Rev. C. Daniel Bursi has been appointed an associate rector of the parish. Father Bursi will continue his work . . . → Read More: New clergy appointments

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Here is the latest newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXX 34

The Latest Newsletter

Here is the latest newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXX No 33

Confession from the kitchen: man can’t live by snails alone

Fr Hawtin

Cooking, I must confess, is really not my bag. But since Charlotte was obliged to abandon the kitchen some four years ago, I have improved 100 percent. In all honesty, it has not been such a praiseworthy achievement as I started out from a very low threshold.

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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 32 August 27th

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Here is the latest newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXX, No 30 August 13th

The aphorism: An economical expression of an obvious truth

Fr Hawtin

I have always had a weakness for aphorisms. Really good ones impart instructive truths with a wry smile. Among some frequently quoted favorites are Oscar Wilde’s definition of hypocrisy “vice’s tribute to virtue” and Dr Samuel Johnson’s observation on second marriages “the triumph of hope over experience.”

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