Week of March 5

Important message to those planning to come to church on Sunday: remember that clocks spring forward one hour on Saturday night. There once was a vicar of the Cathedral who forgot to do this. Unfortunately he was supposed to be preaching. We are supposed to tuck away the alleluias during...

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It is enough!

Candlemas marks the point in the Christian year when we turn our gaze from the Crib towards the Cross. On Sunday we heard Simeon exclaim, “my eyes have seen your salvation.”  (Luke 2:30). On Monday February 2, drawing from the text of Bach’s Cantata for Candlemas, “Ich habe genug” [It...

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“On the Dot” [Meditation Talk]

[Beth Adams gave this talk on January 27, 2015] When Zen Buddhist teachers first came to the West, some said it would be impossible to teach Zen to western students because they simply lacked the necessary discipline. Shunryu Suzuki, who founded the first Zen monastery in America, started studying at...

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A New Year Begins

A new year is born. For some, the time has come to commit to resolutions, while for other people this is the beginning of expectations, expectation of a birth, of a fresh start, of a closure, of a change. Again, for others, continuity will prevail. Whatever our state of mind,...

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