The short articles from David Bergquist and / or others that appear in the service bulletins.

THE ASCENSION: The Exaltation of Christ

From the Gospel according to St. John we read (Chapter 16:7): “Nevertheless I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Advocate (Holy Spirit) will not come to you;

THE ASCENSION: The Exaltation of Christ2020-05-25T01:43:29+00:00

SAINTS AND SHRINES: Destinations for Our Pilgrimage

A shrine is a church or other sacred place visited for special devotion. Typically they are visited as part of a pilgrimage for purposes of thanksgiving, penitence, intercession, or petition. It is a spiritual ascetic practiced by many faiths and has existed

SAINTS AND SHRINES: Destinations for Our Pilgrimage2020-05-18T12:57:45+00:00

THE AGNUS DEI: The Symbol of Our Atonement

The Agnus Dei, from the Latin, the Lamb of God, became part of the Roman Liturgy of the Eucharist officially late in the seventh century; though references to the Lamb of God are found in several earlier liturgies. Jesus as the Lamb

THE AGNUS DEI: The Symbol of Our Atonement2020-05-11T20:03:46+00:00

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER RITE I: Roman and Anglican

Did you know that our Eucharistic Prayer, Rite I, that we use at our 8:00am Sunday morning service (p. 323 in the Book of Common Prayer) dates back to the 11th century when St. Osmund, Bishop of Salisbury, introduced it at the

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER RITE I: Roman and Anglican2020-05-04T20:17:27+00:00

THE LORD’S PRAYER: The Eternal Invitation to Prayer

THE LORD’S PRAYER: The Eternal Invitation to Prayer From the Gospel according to St. Luke (11:1) we read: “Lord, teach us (the disciples) to pray…”; and what ensues is our Lord Jesus Christ teaching the disciples The Lord’s Prayer. The Lord’s Prayer

THE LORD’S PRAYER: The Eternal Invitation to Prayer2020-04-28T13:37:43+00:00