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Reflection | Tuesday in Easter 3

Posted by The Rev. Bo Reynolds on

 St Luke’s,First and foremost, a blessed Eastertide to you and yours. Easter, as you know, is celebrated for 50 day as a season in the church year. These Great 50 Days remind us of the preeminence of the Resurrection in the perspective of our faith. The truth and promise of the...

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Holy Tuesday Reflection

Posted by The Rev. Bo Reynolds on

Today, I’m keenly aware of where I won’t be.   Every year on Holy Tuesday, the clergy of our diocese gather with our bishop at the cathedral and we reaffirm our ordination vows together. These vows we take as clergy shape our lives: We promise to conform to the doctrine...

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Reflection | Tuesday in the Fifth Week in Lent

Posted by The Rev. Bo Reynolds on

For today's reflection, I'd like to note the saint appointed for our kalendar, John Donne, English priest and metaphysical poet. Here's my favorite of his Holy Sonnets, Batter My Heart, three-person'd God, and a (very dramatic) musical setting of it from John Adams' 'Doctor Atomic'. Batter my...

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Reflection | Tuesday in the Fourth Week in Lent

Posted by The Rev. Bo Reynolds on

“But Jesus answered them, “My Father is still working, and I also am working.”” In the gospel text appointed for this feast day of Blessed Oscar Romero and Annunciation Eve, we read of Jesus healing a sick man on the Sabbath and encountering resistance on the part of the Pharisees.

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