Gratitude: when the world is on fire?

Dear Friends, An article caught my eye today, it was titled, “Does Advent even matter when the world is on fire?”[1] Indeed.  Does Advent matter? The world certainly does seem to be on fire…is an introspective month of preparation for the Christ available to us? How can we light candles...

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Calling ourselves back

* I wondered what kind of image would make sense to include along with this reflection.  Almost any picture would do and no picture would be enough. So let’s go with the ocean, it’s tides and ebb and flow, and our relationship with it. Perhaps the ocean with its reliable consistency and...

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Joyous Waiting

Dear friends, This time of year carries a special depth and meaning. Driving from my home in Newton to Trinity, as the cars thin out and the trees begin to draw my attention, I notice my body settling in, intuitively acknowledging the shift of the seasons. In these days, as...

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Golden Bowls

Dear friends in Christ, “….the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell before the Lamb, each holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.” (Rev.5:8) Gathered to pray early in the morning in Trinity’s stone chapel on Wednesday, we were reminded...

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Trinity by Numbers

275+ Lay Eucharistic Visits in the past year.  Trinity folks reaching out to parishioners who cannot come to church; including them in the bread and the wine we share around God’s table. 15 Beds built for local children who need one through our intergenerational, Done in a Day outreach project...

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