Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 25, 1911

Did you miss it?  I almost did, until a few news channels had some looking-back coverage of it – one of the worst and probably the most famous workplace tragedy in American history – the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.  If … Continue reading

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A Miracle in Cana

 “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap; for the measure you give will be the measure you get back.” This Daily Cup is a … Continue reading

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Word of The Day: Gifts

Gifts Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-13  Feast of Charles Henry Brent, Bishop of the Philippines, and of Western New York, 1929     In the movie, Moonrise Kingdom, one of the main characters carries a pair of binoculars with her every place she … Continue reading

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I sat down under his shadow

Music lost a great champion this week with the death of Norman Scribner, who served St. Alban’s as Music Director for 47 years, as well as being the founder and long-time conductor of The Choral Arts Society of Washington. Yesterday’s … Continue reading

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When I was in high school, my family friends, whom I’ll call the Stephensons, learned that they were going to have a child. The pregnancy was not only unexpected, but late: their other two children were almost finished with high school. … Continue reading

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Healing Eucharist

Readers may recall my Cup of a few weeks ago about my discovery of the Episcopal Church by marrying one and the estrangement it caused from my Roman Catholic parents.  I’m happy to follow that up by assuring you that … Continue reading

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Untitled as of Yet

A couple of months ago while brainstorming our next creative retreat for St. Alban’s parish Sandy Wilson, Leo Coco and I were inspired to create a sculpture for the Easter Vigil.  The piece is untitled, as of yet, and also … Continue reading

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