Sent out via e-mail… Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2005 11:58 AM Subject: ST.ANNA IMPORTANT PLEASE READ Dear Friends: After some serious prayer and consideration we have decided to move the date of our gathering and day of reflection and planning. We do this mindful of the time of each ofContinue reading
I make no claim of being a Justice, Lawyer, or Constitutional expert. I do claim to be a priest and a common-sense registered voter. I will also say that my undergraduate degree is in Political Science (footnote: I was not a very good student). I cannot imagine a scenario whereContinue reading
Just a few short months after St. Anna’s Church reopened following the flood waters of Katrina this article was published. Consider where we were and from where we have come. From time to time I plan to dig up old articles from those Katrina times and share them on thisContinue reading
In some ways this church serves those of us who are on The Fringe. The Christian faith properly worked out lives and finds is compass on The Fringes. In fact our daily lives are cluttered with God talk and God here God there. Politicians talk about God; TV shows introduceContinue reading
ON SATURDAY August 2 at 5:00 p.m. St. Anna’s will offer a full solemn votive funeral mass for Sid Lambert. The community is invited. In 2003 I arrived at St. Anna’s Church and Sid was, at that time, a tried and true member. I owe Sid a lot. There areContinue reading
BAPTISM is one of two sacraments “ordained by Christ himself.” So what does it mean? What are its benefits? What happens if I don’t know if I was baptized or not? Why kids? It means, like many sacraments many things but, chiefly it is a spiritual cleaving between the HolyContinue reading
PART I: From an Episcopalian, “This Worship service doesn’t seem like the one I knew in my old church?
The short answer is that our worship service adds much ceremonial but is absolutely from The Book of Common Prayer (BCP) and follows the rules set out in that book. Therefore, the worship service should be almost the same as any other Episcopal Church using The Book of Common Prayer.Continue reading