International Women’s Day

Peter von Cornelius The Three Marys at the Tomb

O Lord Jesus Christ, who hast given us a wonderful example of faith and obedience in the person of thy blessed Mother Mary: Grant us to see her image in all women, that we should treat them with honor and respect; and likewise vouchsafe to endow all women with the strength and courage of thy . . . → Read More: International Women’s Day

Saint Isaac the Great

Sahak Partev Catholicos

Sahek Partev Catholicos (Pontiff Isaac the Parthian) by Francesco Maggiotto (1750-1805)

Be mindful, Lord, of thy holy, catholic, and apostolic Church, and bless it with shepherds who will lead it as St Isaac the Great led the ancient church in Armenia: causing an alphabet to be created, and the Holy Bible to be translated . . . → Read More: Saint Isaac the Great

Christmas Eve Children’s Story

Every Christmas Eve Fr. Hawtin reads a children’s story at the Children’s Creche Service. Here is the story for this year: Christmas Eve Children’s Story, 2017

The Sermon for Sunday December 24th – Advent IV

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday December 24th: Advent 4, 2017

Remembrance Day Poppies

Remembrance Day Poppies made by members of the Knitting Circle

The Ladies of the Knitting Circle have made Remembrance Day Poppies, which are generally worn from All Saints Day (November 1st) through Remembrance Day (November 11th; originally called Armistice Day, and known as Veterans Day on this side of the Atlantic). They are available for $5 apiece.

Remembrance Day Poppies made by members . . . → Read More: Remembrance Day Poppies

Saint Bartholomew

St Bartholomew (Last Judgement)

St Bartholomew displaying his flayed skin, detail from The Last Judgement, by Michaelangelo (1475–154).

O Almighty and everlasting God, who didst give to thine Apostle Bartholomew grace truly to believe and to preach thy Word: Grant, we beseech thee, unto thy Church, to love that Word which he believed, and both to preach and . . . → Read More: Saint Bartholomew

In Memoriam Heather Heyer

Heather Heyer

For All True Martyrs

Heather Heyer’s Facebook cover photo from 19 November 2016.

O Lord God, whose Son hath taught us that the greatest love is to lay down one’s life for one’s friends: we bless thee for the example of all thy martyrs, especially Heather, who have answered pride with humility, anger . . . → Read More: In Memoriam Heather Heyer

The Sermon for Sunday April 30th – Easter II

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday April 30th: Easter 2, 2017

Saint Lucian

Lucian of Antioch (Menologion of Basil II)

Lucian of Antioch, a miniature from the anonymous Menologion of Basil II. From Wikipedia.

O God, by whose grace and power thy holy Martyr Lucian triumphed over suffering, and despised death: Grant, we beseech thee, that enduring hardness, and waxing valiant in fight we may with him receive a crown of glory that . . . → Read More: Saint Lucian

The Sermon for Christmas Eve – Saturday December 24th

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Christmas Eve: Christmas Eve, 2016