Chris Hooker

Courage! Fear Not!

August 13, 2023. By the Most Rev’d Colin R. Johnson Readings: 1 Kings 19:9-18; Rom 10:5-15; Mt 14:22-33 +In the Name of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Amen. Uncle Don was an eminent pathologist

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Canticles and St. Clare

Sister Doreen’s Reflections A sharing of one of my favorite Canticles attributed to St Clare of Assisi. Some years ago, we were introduced by Brother Robert of the Society of St. Frances to the beautiful

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Of Seeds, Bread And Pearls: Discernment And The Parables of Jesus.

The closing Sermon of the 2023 Women at a Crossroads Program. By Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD Readings:1 Kings 3.5-12         Psalm 119.129-136Romans 8.26-39                                                                                 Matthew 13.31-33, 44-52 The readings this morning seem as though they were chosen specifically

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A Sermon for St. Stephen’s Day

By the Rev. Stephen Kern. It is a privilege and a joy to be with you as we celebrate St. Stephen, my namesake, thank you. I can still remember learning about St. Stephen’s martyrdom in

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Summer-time Musings 2023

Sister Doreen’s Reflections “Now that we have arrived [at the end of July and the beginning of August] no matter where we live, summer brings a certain kind of freedom from care that is unlike

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Additional Musings On Ways To Pray

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Knitting or Crocheting or Needle Work “I struggled for years to maintain a regular private prayer practice. I found it difficult to sit still each day in the presence of God. It

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