Beauty and the Beast

In conjunction with the Christ Church School of the Arts presentation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, we invite you to take a deeper look at the “Tale as Old as Time” through this series of formation classes and special events. Beauties vs Beasts...

Woodcutters and pilgrims

Yesterday I decided to try my hand at some woodwork. Now, you have to understand, I am not a stranger to this subject and have even build some usable yard furniture (note “usable”). My Dad was a carpenter, trained in the 1940s before the advent of power tools he had a...

Holy Week

Holy Week is well and truly upon us. Yesterday we enjoyed the funof a parade of palms and then dropped into the reading of the Passion Gospel. The end of that reading is silence, not the usual “Praise to you Lord Christ” – we have already embarked...

Pet Food and Supply Drive

One of the most popular activities of the St. Francis Ministry for Animals is to support local organizations and individuals that save needy, homeless animals and provide nourishment to them through regular Pet Food & Supply Drives. On Sunday March 18, receptacles...

Getting the wobbles

When I was doing physical therapy recently I had to stand on one of those wobble boards. They are a particularly loathsome form of torture for someone with such terrible balance as I have. The most basic version of a wobble board is basically half a ball with wood on...