Lenten Thoughts

I was not raised in a church tradition that observed Lent. Our small congregation of a fundamentalist sect of the Christian faith in a small town had banned all reference to what its founders considered ‘papist’, including any mention of saints, crucifixes, and church seasons except for Christmas and Easter. The reasoning behind such proscriptions … READ MORE…

Lent Madness

It’s time for this year’s installment of Lent Madness in which Saints and Holy Men/Holy Women go up against one another for the Golden Halo.  Yes, there’s some fun, but also education, and a chance to learn about (and vote for!) your favorite saints.  Go check out the bracket and join in the fun.

Credo: Reflections for a Lenten Season

Lent is a time for reflection and study. Here’s a great resource from CREDO on Lenten Reflections. This year, CREDO presents a series of reflections for Lent on Feeding and Fasting. Just as we all are fed in various ways, these Lenten reflections provide varying perspectives from four different writers. Joe Chambers, Bud Holland, Molly … READ MORE…

Lenten Thoughts

    I was not raised in a church tradition that observed Lent. Our small congregation of a fundamentalist sect of the Christian faith in a small town had banned all reference to what its founders considered ‘papist’, including any mention of saints, crucifixes, and church seasons except for Christmas and Easter. The reasoning behind such … READ MORE…

Ashes to Go: taking church to the streets

Members of the St Paul’s community fanned out this morning to provide “Ashes to Go”. This movement has been gaining momentum across the Episcopal Church over the last few years, where clergy or lay people take to the streets on Ash Wednesday, to provide an opportunity to busy commuters who might otherwise be unable to … READ MORE…

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