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Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—February 2, 2017

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February 2, 2017 Candlemas Have you noticed the return of light? A little more light in the morning, light a little later in the afternoon – every day, a little more. It gladdens the heart. Today is Groundhog Day, which is supposed to let us know whether to prepare for an early spring, or settle […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—January 26, 2017

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“He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” — Micah 6:8 The Prophet Micah lived during the 8th century BCE, somewhere near Jerusalem. Many of his oracles, and writings, like other […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—January 19, 2017

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It is the day before the inauguration of the 45th President of these United States of America. We expect, as citizens of this country, that this will be a peaceful transition of power – though we know that this year may be different in many ways. So we, as people of God, continue to pray […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—January 5, 2017

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Happy New Year! Happy 12th Day of Christmas! As I write, it is the 5th Day of January, and the 12th day of Christmas. (For those who remember the song, it is Twelve Drummers Drumming.) Tomorrow is the Feast of the Epiphany, when the Church marks the arrival of the three kings to worship Jesus. […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—December 27, 2016

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Anita is enjoying some well-deserved time off, so there is no regular Good News from St Thomas this week. Please get information to her by next Wednesday for next week’s edition. In the meantime, I want to share some news concerning members of our parish family, and also reminders about upcoming events. In this season […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—December 15, 2016

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It’s still Advent! Despite what commercials, retail stores and the seemingly constant sale ads that keep showing up in emails, it is not Christmas yet. It is still Advent. It is still that time of preparation and waiting. Of course, this means there is still time to obsess about the perfect gifts, getting the shopping […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—December 8, 2016

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In the gospel for this Third Sunday of Advent, we hear John the Baptist, in prison, sending his disciples to Jesus to ask the question: “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” Instead of coming right out and saying “I am the one,” Jesus answered them, “Go and […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—November 23, 2016

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Giving Thanks. Tomorrow is the national day of Thanksgiving in this country. Thousands of turkeys will be roasted, fried, broiled or spared. Thousands of pounds of food will be prepared and shared as families, friends and acquaintances gather for the feast. Gatherings of this sort can be challenging affairs at best: this year’s political climate […]