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Citizen of the World
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I have just returned from a lengthy trip to Italy – my first time overseas. The best, and most concise way for me to describe my time is that is was overwhelming in... Read More

PRIDE SUNDAY HOMILY/REVERB THING
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For the full liturgy, including the readings, visit http://apostleschurch.org/liturgyforpride It has been a tumultuous few weeks in the world. Like many of you, I have found myself emotionally paralyzed, experiencing grief and joy... Read More

My name is April
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I’m not sure how my parents decided on calling me “April.” I certainly don’t mind it, despite the jokes I receive during the month of my namesake. Beyond that slight annoyance, I think... Read More

Litany of Penitence: Part Two
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Part Two We have not loved you with our whole heart, and mind, and strength. We have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We have not forgiven others, as... Read More

Litany of Penitence: Part One
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On Ash Wednesdays, many communities recite together the Litany of Penitence (from the Book of Common Prayer). Each year, I am struck by these seemingly familiar words.  The litany (a fancy word for... Read More

Litany of Penitence
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I will be writing on the Litany of Penitence during this season of Lent.  I am including the full litany in this post for future reference. From the Book of Common Prayer, p.... Read More