June 28, 2018

In honor of the recent Feast of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist on June 25, learn a bit more about John the Baptist why he is an important figure in Christian, and other religions, traditions.

April 18, 2018

I happened to be looking up the date for Easter next year and was curious about how the date for Easter is decided and why it hops around so much. Not only is there a very specific, and somewhat complicated, way to determine the date of Easter, but that this process ha...

February 14, 2018

Check out some Lenten resources, see what’s going on at St. Brendan’s, and get a sneak peak at what is coming up on the blog during Lent.

January 10, 2018

One popular Epiphany tradition is the king cake or kings cake—named for the story we hear on Epiphany of the coming of the three kings. While this tradition originated in France and Spain, today there are lots of different types of king cakes and just as many different...

December 20, 2017

This week's guest post, by Rev. B. Lloyd features three poems about the seasons of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany.

During Advent, I will be featuring three guest posts, each by a different author and with a different theme and style. This week features a guest post by Dr. Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, who shares an academic look at the Gospel of Mark.

November 29, 2017

Advent, the season before Christmas, is a time for waiting; it is a time when we prepare ourselves for the coming of Christ. But waiting doesn’t have to be a trial; it can be a meaningful experience in itself.

November 9, 2017

Have you ever wondered how the readings for each week’s service are chosen? In the Episcopal Church, as with many other churches, the selected readings are determined by a lectionary. A lectionary, “is a table of scripture readings that are appointed for worship.” At S...

November 1, 2017

Today, November 1, is All Saints’ Day. In the Episcopal Church, All Saints’ Day is when we commemorate “all saints, known and unknown.” And what better day to talk about saints than All Saints’ Day?

October 4, 2017

Today, October 4, is the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis, the founder of the monastic order of the Franciscans, is one of the more well-known saints in the Christian tradition. He is remembered for his piety, his simple lifestyle, his devotion to the po...

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