January 20 – “Rector’s Address” – The Rev’d Willie Allen-Faiella

Rector’s Address Sermon • Annual Parish Meeting Today is an important day in the life of an Episcopal parish. Throughout the church parishes gather, usually around this time of year, to hold their annual meetings. Actually, according to church canon law, the is the only meeting a parish’s vestry is required to hold. But don’t…

January 13 – Baptism of our Lord – The Rev’d Jo-Ann Murphy

Ellen Goodman, the syndicated columnist, once wrote of visiting her aunt and uncle who were celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Having not been too successful at marriages herself, Goodman asked her uncle for the couple’s secret. Her uncle told her that every morning of those fifty years he’d begun the day standing before a mirror…