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...

Readings and Prayers for Holy Saturday

Psalm 31:1-4, 15-16 1 In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; * deliver me in your righteousness. 2 Incline your ear to me; * make haste to deliver me. 3 Be my strong rock, a castle to keep me safe, for you are my crag and my stronghold; *...
The Path to Easter

The Path to Easter

It has been said that “the only path to Easter is through the Cross.” We all know the story, we all know the glorious outcome. But year after year, there is a danger that our connections to these stories can dissipate. As a part of the Episcopal Church tradition of...