Go Public in Epiphany!

Sisters and Brothers, Our Saturday afternoon Balboa Park Outreach Walks with Chris Wells, Mary Doak, Lynne and Bill Fish and others continue to invite us into compelling conversations with those who live outside. Won’t you consider joining them for these hour-long walks (3:30-4:30) some Saturday soon? Email me if you’re interested. Go Public and Serve … READ MORE…

Advocate in Advent!

December 11, 2013 Sisters and Brothers, Our Saturday afternoon Balboa Park Outreach Walks with Chris Wells, Mary Doak, and Lynne and Bill Fish continue to invite us into compelling conversations with those who live outside.  Won’t you consider joining them for these hour-long walks (3:30-4:30) some Saturday soon?  Email me if you’re interested. Advocate and … READ MORE…

Welcome to our new Head Verger!

At Evensong on Sunday, the Rev. Canon Brooks Mason passed his ceremonial virge to Lisa Churchill, who will assume the duties of Head Verger.  Brooks remains Canon Verger, and will continue to perform much of the liturgical role associated with this position.  But because Brooks is now ordained clergy,  he can no longer act as … READ MORE…

Photoessay: Backstage at the Easter Vigil

What does it take to bring the rhythms of a complex liturgy alive at St Paul’s Cathedral? On Easter, the Cathedral opened its doors to hundreds of additional worshipers to celebrate the Resurrection. The Easter Vigil is one of the biggest services of the year. This photo essay shows you a bit of what happened … READ MORE…

Call a Sacristan: the ministry of the Altar Guild

Lead a life … with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Eph 4:1 A wonderful summation a sacristan’s life! The sacristan – altar guild member – silver polisher, floral arranger, handy-person, team player, caregiver … READ MORE…

They also serve

There was a time, perhaps twenty or so years ago, that I thought of going up for holy orders in the Episcopal Church. Filled with zeal for the altar, for celebrating the Eucharist, for all that being a priest entails appealed to me back then. But I was not encouraged to do so because of … READ MORE…

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