Pastor’s Notes

“A Pain in the Neck.”    That’s the traditional explanation given for the main character of this weekend’s Gospel story.  We know people like her.  The judge in Luke’s story is often interpreted with the role of the God-figure.  God is, implicitly distant, the one…

Taize Prayer Service

There is no preaching or teaching. Taize is just an elegantly simple service: short song chants, often in Latin, repeated over and over in the candle lite dark. Plus some short Scripture readings or psalms. And silence, at least 10 minutes, sometimes more. In…

Transitus of St. Francis

Join us for a beautiful celebration of the Transitus – the passing into eternal life of Our Holy Father St. Francis of Assisi. This ancient Franciscan tradition includes readings from the testimonies of Francis and his companions, the gradual elimination of the light, the…