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Everything listed under: Easter

  • Knowing Easter Joy In the Midst of Grief

    by the Very Rev. Larry Holben, Priest in Charge at St. Barnabas', Mount Shasta and Dean of the Alta California Deanery Two days before the Third Sunday of Easter, a beloved member of St.

  • A Call to Risk

    by the Very Rev. Clifford Haggenjos, Rector of St. John's, Roseville and Dean of the Central Deanery I will admit that these past few weeks I have been somewhat enthralled by the recent shift in leadership in both the Roman Catholic Church as well as our own Anglican Communion.

  • Holy Week

    by The Episcopal Church Holy Week is the week before Easter Day, beginning with the Sunday of the Passion / Palm Sunday. Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday are known as the "Triduum," and the liturgies on these days commemorate the events leading up to Jesus' resurrection. Holy Week ends with the Easter Vigil, usually celebrated at sundown the night before Easter.

  • Post-Ascension, Pre-Pentecost Hope

    by the Rev. Harry Allagree, Oblate of the Order of Julian of Norwich Ever wonder why doctors’ clients are called “patients??" If you’ve ever sat in a waiting room you catch on pretty quickly that patience is a virtue. We often wait for something extraordinary or significant: a birthday, graduation, wedding, discharge from the military, retirement...

  • An Easter Way of Life

    by the Rev. Jenni Liem, Vicar of St. Nicholas', Tahoe City and Director of Camp Noel Porter It has turned out to be such a beautiful spring here at Lake Tahoe; the robins were running around this morning and the squirrels have dug up all their winter stores – which makes for lots of fun walking through the woods.

  • Finding the Meaning of Easter

    by Martin Espinoza of The Press Democrat ...The Rev. Matthew Lawrence, rector of the Episcopalian Church of the Incarnation in downtown Santa Rosa, said he'll likely address what appears to be a growing trend: Christ is cool, but institutional religion is not... Lawrence said that teens in his youth group “think it's awesome” and that he wants to address the issue in today's Easter sermon. “To say that you're spiritual but not religious is like saying that I believe in healing but not in ho...

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