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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

Schedule Change: 11-12 December

The next community retreat day is Wednesday, 12 December. On our retreat day, the liturgical schedule is abbreviated. We do not pray Compline the night before (11 December), or Morning Prayer or Compline on the retreat day itself. We do celebrate the Eucharist and pray Evening Prayer (at 12:30 PM and 6:00 PM respectively).

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.

Schedule Change: 10-11 July

The next retreat day for the Community will be on Wednesday, 11 July. On our retreat days the liturgical schedule is abbreviated. We do not pray Compline publicly the night before (10 July), and nor do pray Morning Prayer or Compline publicly on the retreat day itself. However we do celebrate the Eucharist and pray Evensong as normal (at 12:30 PM and 6:00 PM respectively).

The Laying on of Hands and Anointing

The Church’s Sacramental Ministry of Healing with the Laying on of Hands and Anointing with Prayer for Healing will next be offered on Sunday, 1 July at the 9:00 AM Eucharist and on Tuesday, 17 July at the 5:30 PM Eucharist. We hope that you will join us and partake of this ministry.