Posts from September 2017

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Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—September 21st, 2017

by St Thomas Episcopal

Today the Church remembers St Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. Matthew started his career as a tax collector, despised by devout Jews because he worked for the Roman government, and, as an unpaid agent of that government, was believed to cheat those who paid their taxes by adding exorbitant fees for his services. Not a popular […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—September 14th, 2017

by St Thomas Episcopal

“Peter came and said to Jesus, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. “ Matthew 18:21 This is the first part of the gospel for this coming Sunday. Peter […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—September 7th, 2017

by St Thomas Episcopal

In his letter to the Church in Rome Paul writes these words: “Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery; You shall not murder; You shall not steal; You shall not covet”; and any other commandment, are […]