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Reason Number 47

This week at the Vatican 200 cardinals of the Roman Catholic church are meeting with the Bishop of Rome to hash out a number of the positions the Catholic Church holds.  Most of the topics are difficult and weighty, but … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid

Both my parents are dead.  My father died in 2001 and my mom in 2008.  Death is tragic. Even when expected it’s rarely welcome, especially for those who must live with the absence of people they love.  But death can … Continue reading

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Well, It’s God

Today in the life of the church we celebrate the Apologist and Author, Clive Staples Lewis.  While I could write more than you’d want to read about what I think about the genius of C.S. Lewis, instead I would like … Continue reading

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It is Necessary

Today in the life of the church we have a “red letter” feast day, that of St. Luke.  Author of, “The Gospel according to Luke,” and the book of Acts, Luke has played a tremendous role in how we understand … Continue reading

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Boys and Brothers: Begging for Blessings

While not purposefully excluding girls and sisters, it seems that boys and brothers have a tough row to hoe in the bible – especially in the beginning.  Just four chapters in, when brothers Cain and Abel bring their offerings to … Continue reading

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What if?

During yesterday’s church services The Rev. Deborah Meister asked the parishioners at St. Alban’s to close their eyes and imagine what they’d do if they knew time was short.  By the end of the exercise we were asked, “So what’s … Continue reading

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Just Believe

At the 5:30 pm service of Holy Eucharist at St. Alban’s Parish on Sundays sometimes a sermon gives way to a group reflection.  Tonight, after hearing from scripture about conversion and resurrection  (Paul’s experience on the Road to Damascus and … Continue reading

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