Saints Aidan and Cuthbert

I have to confess that I love St. Aidan and his apprentice St. Cuthbert. Both were the Abbot of the Monastery on Lindisfarne, a tiny tidal island off the East Coast of Northern England. Aidan had been a monk with St. Columba on Iona before setting out on a missionary...

Disaster Response Network

We have received many calls and emails from folks eager to help with the ongoing emergency situation in Texas. The absolute best help you can be, until it stops raining and local emergency teams can make an assessment, is to donate money through Episcopal Relief and...

Compline Comes to Christ Church

Way back in the sixth century an abbot called Benedict became worried about the worshiping lives of those in his order of monks. He came up with a lifestyle which was anchored in seven periods of daily prayer, with work and leisure living into this spiritual...

Who is My Neighbor?

Who is my neighbor? Jesus was asked this question in an exchange with a lawyer about loving your neighbor. The lawyer might have been surprised by just how far Jesus went in his story about a Good Samaritan. Samaritans were considered outsiders, heretics, maybe even a...

Bart or Nate?

This week we are thinking about St. Bartholomew. He is a difficult Apostle to write about because we really do not know a whole lot about him. Many scholars would say that Bartholomew is the same person as Nathaniel, who appears in John’s Gospel. Bart or Nate;...