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Blog Entry – Sept. 18

Lewis Morris Park was the place to be on Sunday! A huge thank you to Penny Rapicano and her team of helpers who once again put together a spectacular Homecoming Picnic! Read more

Blog Entry – Sept. 12

Wednesday night, on the eve of the 9/11 anniversary, as I listened to President Obama outline his plans for eliminating the threat of the “Islamic State” (something he correctly observed was neither ‘Islamic’ nor a ‘State’), I got to thinking that, as a nation, we’ve become addicted to fear. I wondered when it started. Was it when we were attacked on our own soil, or is it more recent? Read more

Blog Entry – Sept. 4

The Collect of the Day (a “collect” is a churchy word for “a prayer that collects all the prayers”) at last week’s 8 a.m. service began “Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion….” (Book of Common Prayer, p. 233.) In a time where we have recently seen beheadings done in the name of religion (Islam) and one not too far removed from when a physician was murdered in the name of religion (Christianity) for providing therapeutic abortions, I got to wondering what the author of this collect might mean by ‘true religion.’

What is “true religion” for you? Read more