Tag: gospel reading

Be Truth, Be Love, Be Mercy and Justice

Dear Friends, In the pause after the mystery of Christmas Day, we pay little attention to the feast days that follow immediately after: that of St. Stephen the martyr (depicted above), the first to die for our faith; that of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist and the author of the great fourth gospel; and finally, […]

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The Advent Bookstore is Back!

The Advent Bookstore is back, and better than ever. Whether you’re into devotionals, hungering for some nonfiction, or looking for the right soundtrack to your season, St. Paul’s has got you covered. Take a look at our selections here! Fiction All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo […]

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From Whom Has Our Wellbeing Come?

Dear Friends, The words of next Sunday’s gospel will seem disconnected from our own experience of life. Despite ourselves, we are already responding to prospects of Christmas, warm fires on dark nights, Christmas gift lists, and good food. Meanwhile, Jesus predicts the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem. What is all his talk of “wars […]

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