'I am way, truth and life' is the example, not biblical one-upmanship

By the Reverend Dr. Gillian Klee Reflection at 5:30 p.m., May 14 It was the funeral of the Emperor Franz Josef of Austria. He was to be buried with his Hapsburg ancestors in the burial vaults in the Capuchin Monastery in Vienna. A grand procession made its way past the crowds to the monastery gate. The herald rapped on the gate and from within the Abbot asked, “Who are you, who knocks?” The Herald replied, “I am Franz Josef, Emperor of Austria, King of... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Monday, May 15, 2017
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Campus cheers retiree - face of security, compassion

Buford Harbin, security guard for more than 17 years at St. Mary’s Episcopal School and Church of the Holy Communion, got a hero’s reception Thursday when the entire campus stood and cheered as he walked down the aisle in a surprise chapel in honor of his retirement. As he passed each row, the applause and cheers grew louder,  reverberating to the domed ceiling, as the girls of St. Mary’s celebrated the humble man whose work uniform always includes a neon vest with... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Thursday, May 11, 2017
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As wedding season approaches, shake the hankies for our bride czar

It’s easy to look like the world’s your oyster if you can ease the assorted tangles of one of life’s most emotional events while still wearing your best Merry-Wives-of-Windsor smile. Milton Rogers, who celebrates her tenth year as wedding coordinator at Church of the Holy Communion this month, has presided over some doozies of dilemmas, including the time a bridesmaid broke out in spots or the time she sweetly (but firmly) dispatched a Memphis police officer to The Peabody... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Thursday, May 4, 2017
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