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St. Francis Returns to St. Peter’s

Sunday, October 6, marks an important day in our parish life that will include a focus on the life and ministry of St. Francis of Assisi (1182–1226) and thanksgiving for the restoration of his statue in the garden of our churchyard. Read more.

God in All Things

“O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we lose not the things eternal; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and […]

June 30—A Day of Thanksgiving at St. Peter’s

Our common life at St. Peter’s is full of opportunities to give thanks to God from all whom all blessings flow. Even as we naturally are less aware of our countless blessings, we are called daily into mindfulness of, and gratitude for, people, places, and things that bless us. June 30 is definitely a day […]

Pilgrimage: The Daily Faith Walk

In hymn 209 in The Hymnal 1982, Henry Alford (1810-1871) offers perfect words about pilgrimage and the daily faith walk: We walk by faith, and not by sight; no gracious words we hear from him who spoke as none e’er spoke; but we believe him near. We may not touch his hands and side, nor […]

“For the fruit of all creation…”

In this season of Pentecost when we are called to cultivate our souls and live more deeply into our relationships with God, may you find food for your journey in the words of F. Pratt Green. The words (Hymn 424, The Hymnal 1982) were the opening prayer of my sermon on Sunday past; several persons […]

Abundance, Glory, and Craze

O God, from whom all good proceeds: Grant that by your inspiration we may think those things that are right, and by your merciful guiding may do them; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. (Collect for the Third Sunday […]