A Time to Pay Forward

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,As night falls upon Port au Prince on the second night of suffering, we continue to pray for those most affected. Across the nation and around the world, caring people are moving to help in a host of different ways. The people of the Diocese of San Diego remember well … READ MORE…

Maison de Naissance Update

This was forwarded by Dr. Bart Smoot from Maison de Naissance, the birthing center in Haiti supported by members St. Paul’s… Dear Friends of Maison de Naissance, Late this afternoon, a 7.0 + earthquake struck Haiti approximately 10 miles west of the capital city Port au Prince. We write to reassure you that we have … READ MORE…

Earthquake in Haiti; update

Information about the devastating earthquake can be found at The Lead at Episcopal Cafe, here. This is being regularly updated and is an excellent source. Resource and relief information is also at the LA Times. Episcopal Relief and Development is routing financial support through its Haiti fund to help with rescue and relief efforts. The … READ MORE…

Simpler living ministry:welcome!

Hello, My name is Grace van Thillo and I’m a member of St. Paul’s Simpler Living Ministry, assisting the committee by gathering creation care and eco-justice resources that we can put into prayer and practice across our St. Paul’s community, home and city. Our group met initially in response to last year’s study of Michael … READ MORE…

Epiphany Cake

Epiphany babies are twice blessed. They don’t get quite the attention as kids born on Christmas, nor do they get as lost in the intensity of Christmas celebrations. Epiphany kids grow up knowing the wise men bring gifts to the baby Jesus and that is part of the Gospel around the feast of the Epiphany, … READ MORE…

Christian Condescension or Christian Appreciation? FOX News, Tiger Woods & Dean Richardson this past Sunday.

This past Sunday saw two very striking contrasts regarding how Christians view other religions and religious traditions. Brit Hume on FOX News Sunday, in the context of advising Tiger Woods no less, made it clear what he thought about Tiger’s (alleged) Buddhist beliefs as they relate to Brit Hume’s version of Christianity. In short: You … READ MORE…

What is an Episcopalian? Harold’s story

Perhaps you’ve recently seen, here and there around the Cathedral campus and in the weekly bulletins, some notices announcing the 2010 sessions of “What is an Episcopalian?” and wondered to yourself, just what that was all about.Well, it’s a series of forums, spaced usually one per week, which gives an overview of our Church: its … READ MORE…