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Schedule Change: 22-23 February

Please note a few changes to our ordinary schedule as we prepare to celebrate Br. Nicholas Bartoli’s Profession in Life Vows:

2/22:  No Compline
2/23:  Br. Nicholas’ Profession at 11 am; No Noonday prayer; No Compline

We hope that you will be able to join us at 11 am on Saturday, the 23rd, and will keep Br. Nicholas in your prayers as this joyful day approaches.

Life Profession: Br. Nicholas

Life Profession of Brother Nicholas Bartoli

We are delighted to announce that Brother Nicholas Bartoli will make his Life Profession in our Society on Saturday, 23 February at 11:00 AM. All are welcome to attend. Please plan to join us for that wonderful occasion!

Christmastide Worship Schedule

Our complete listing of services for Christmastide is now online. Please consult the schedule for all the services we are offering during this festive and sacred season. We invite you to join us as often as you can! Please also feel free to invite family and friends to join you here for Christmas. We count on you, our friends, to make our presence known in the local community.

Christmastide Schedule >

O Root of Jesse: Come and Deliver Us

The final Tuesday evening in our Advent preaching series – entitled Lord Jesus, Come Soon – will be on Tuesday, 18 December, when Brother Geoffrey will preach on O Root of Jesse: Come and deliver us. A soup and bread supper will follow the Eucharist with informal conversation about the sermon. Please plan on joining us, and inviting a friend along.

You can also to listen to the earlier sermons in the series online:

O Wisdom – Br. Jim Woodrum

O Radiant Light – Br. Curtis Almquist

Saturday Evensong

Evening Prayer has been described as one of the glories of Anglicanism. On Saturday evenings, the community sings Evening Prayer at 6:00 PM. During Advent, there are special hymns, and antiphons for the psalms and the Magnificat (Song of Mary), which reflect the season. Why not make attending Saturday Evening Prayer one of the ways in which you prepare for Christmas?

O Radiant Light: Come and Enlighten Us

Tuesday December 11 is the second sermon in our Advent preaching series during the 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist. The series’ theme is Lord Jesus, Come Soon. Br. Curtis Almquist will be preaching on “O Radiant Light: Come and enlighten us.” A soup and bread supper will follow, with focused conversation about the sermon. Please invite family and friends to join you here the Monastery for this sermon series. It’s a great way to introduce people to the Monastery.

Listen to or read Br. Jim’s sermon on “O Wisdom” from last week. 

And mark your calendars for the final sermon in the series: Tuesday, 18 December: Br Geoffrey Tristram: O Root of Jesse: Come and deliver us

O Wisdom: Come and teach us

Tomorrow, Tuesday December 4, is the first day in our Advent preaching series during the 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist. The series’ theme is Lord Jesus, Come Soon. December 4, Br. Jim Woodrum will be preaching on “O Wisdom: Come and teach us.” A soup and bread supper will follow on each of those evenings, with focused conversation about the sermon. Please invite family and friends to join you here the Monastery for this sermon series. It’s a great way to introduce people to the Monastery.

Tuesday, 4 December: Br Jim Woodrum:    O Wisdom: Come and teach us

Tuesday, 11 December: Br Curtis Almquist:   O Radiant Light: Come and enlighten us

Tuesday, 18 December: Br Geoffrey Tristram: O Root of Jesse: Come and deliver us

Advent Preaching Series

We will be holding an Advent preaching series on the first three Tuesdays during Advent (4, 11, 18 December), during the 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist. The theme is Lord Jesus, Come Soon. A soup and bread supper will follow on each of those evenings, with focused conversation about the sermon. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us. Cards advertising this sermon series at the back of the Chapel. Please take several and invite family and friends to join you here the Monastery for this sermon series. It’s a great way to introduce people to the Monastery.

Tuesday, 4 December: Br Jim Woodrum:O Wisdom: Come and teach us

Tuesday, 11 December: Br Curtis Almquist: O Radiant Light: Come and enlighten us

Tuesday, 18 December: Br Geoffrey Tristram: O Root of Jesse: Come and deliver us

Thanksgiving

This year the Brothers and Interns will be celebrating Thanksgiving at Emery House. Therefore, the Chapel will be closed after the 12:30 PM Eucharist on Wednesday, 21 November and will re-open in time for Evening Prayer on Saturday, 24 November. There will be no public celebration of the Eucharist on Thanksgiving Day.