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In The News

In The News

Primates Meeting: Meeting at Canterbury in June, the Primates of the Anglican Communion voted by a two thirds majority to sanction the Episcopal Church (TEC) for its continued advocacy of gay marriage. In a Communique, the Primates stated that the Episcopal Church may “no longer represent us on ecumenical and interfaith bodies, should not be [...]

Will The Real Gabriel Please Stand Up?

Will The Real Gabriel Please Stand Up?

“Every time a bell rings, an Angel gets his wings.” So little Zuzu tells her daddy in the much loved Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” We think of Clarence, an Angel (2nd class), earning his wings and, right along with Jimmy Stewart, we smile from ear to ear. Angels are wonderful. Just a few months ago they came off of the tops [...]

Fighting Temptation

Fighting Temptation

In the martial arts there are many ways to block a punch. Some are gentle and some are not so gentle. For instance, there is a block used against a punch to the body. Your opponent’s wrist is trapped in the crook of your elbow then you pivot and with the forearm of the other arm you strike you opponent’s elbow. It is brutal. When students [...]

Make a Right Beginning of Lent

Make a Right Beginning of Lent

Ash Wednesday is a new beginning – a new beginning in our relationship with the Living God as followers of Jesus Christ. Ash Wednesday is a new beginning, as it is the first day of Lent – sometimes called the “spring-time of the soul.” It is a solemn day of fasting and penitence, when every member of the Church is called to repent of his [...]