Are We Too Comfortable?

Are We Too Comfortable?

  The Rev. Peter A. Lane A couple of weeks ago I gave in and turned on my a/c. It’s a battle I fight every year, going as long into June as possible with my windows open, listening to glorious bird songs during the day and peepers and bullfrogs through the night,...
Friendship

Friendship

  The Rev. Peter A. Lane “The Arabs used to say, ‘When a stranger appears at your door, feed him for three days before asking who he is, where he’s come from, where he’s headed. That way, he’ll have strength enough to answer. Or, by then you’ll be such good...
Cultivating a Culture of Connection

Cultivating a Culture of Connection

  The Rev. Peter A. Lane On Tuesday the Surgeon General of the United States released a report bringing attention to the widespread issue of loneliness in the country, along with six proposals or pillars on which to build a less lonely society. The report states...
Canticle of the Sun

Canticle of the Sun

  The Rev. Peter A. Lane Most high, all powerful, all good Lord! All praise is yours, all glory, all honor, and all blessing. To you, alone, Most High, do they belong. No mortal lips are worthy to pronounce your name. Be praised, my Lord, through all your...
Canticle of the Sun

The Gift of Many Voices

  The Rev. Peter A. Lane Last week I spoke of the gift of generosity that St. Alfred’s possesses and the ways it blesses us and so many others. This week I’d like to raise up another gift that is a blessing to this community: our retired clergy – Agostino,...

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