Each Grain of Rice

Liturgical Seasons

Stories From The Diocese

Each Grain of Rice

The autumnal equinox was this past Saturday, the 22nd of September, and with it we enter into the glorious season of autumn.  We’re in a time of harvest, of growing coldness and darkness, but also of thanksgiving. 

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The Feast of the Ascension

What does it mean when we say that Jesus ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God? Looking further into this special day of celebration.

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The 50 Day Easter

When we learn to see Easter not only as an event for Jesus but as initiating a process in human and our own personal history, we are on our way to internalizing Easter and living the Resurrection.

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Evangelism and Neighborliness

An update from St. John the Divine, Springfield, recipient of a 2017 Pentecost Offering Grant.

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Hereford House Food Pantry

An update from the Hereford House Food Pantry of St. Andrew’s, Portland, recipient of a 2017 Pentecost Offering Grant.

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Holy Week 2018: Lessons from the Camino

I write these words in Holy Week as we Christians walk the way of the cross with Jesus. Life, I believe, is to be lived as a journey to God.

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2018 Pentecost Offering Grant Application

Now accepting applications for grants to be made from the 2018 Pentecost Offering for ministry that embodies one of the two expressions of the spirit of Pentecost: brick and mortar projects, and activities that empower Christians to be Jesus in the world.

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Becoming Beloved Community: From Reflection to Action

As we approach the end of Lent, our Labyrinth journey has given us truth to recognize and a dream to proclaim. Now, Becoming Beloved Community moves from discernment and reflection into concrete action.

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Becoming Beloved Community Week 4: Repairing the Breach

After focusing on our internal dynamics, it may be time to extend our work into the world. One way to do this is to partner with other individuals, agencies, ministries and groups that share our commitment to his work.

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Becoming Beloved Community: Lostness

In this first act of hospitality, I was being shown the way of love, and I recognized it as the way of Jesus. And so, I stepped into this community that became for me, beloved.

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