Thanks be to God for Lent

At an Episcopal music conference years ago, a Memphis colleague said to me, “You know what the scuttlebutt on the street is about Church of the Holy Communion, don’t you? They say that you never hear a bad sermon at Church of the Holy Communion.” I smiled humbly, took a sip, and quietly said, “Well, yes, that’s true.” Yesterday morning, the first Sunday in Lent, I heard a sermon that quickly grabbed my attention. Father Sandy’s thesis... Read More
Posted by Dr. David Ouzts at Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Our pilgrim way of Lent

Our annual Lenten journey begins this week on Ash Wednesday. Yes, this Tuesday is Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday, the last liturgical hoorah before the Lenten fast and the day we use up all the medieval luxuries of eggs, flour, milk, sugar and meat in our annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper. The Shrove Tuesday supper will begin with great feasting and color, pancakes and sausage with lots of gooey syrup, and then move into the burial of the Alleluias by the rector and the... Read More
Posted by Dr. David Ouzts at Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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