July 2010 Newsletter Article – St. David’s Episcopal Church

Benedict of Nursia, Abbot of Monte Cassino, c. 540 by The Rev. Eric S. CooterBenedict of Nursia, better known as St. Benedict, would normally be commemorated on the liturgical calendar on Sunday July 11. Because all Sundays are feast days of Our Lord, we would normally move this Feast to commemorate Benedict, to the first …

"Hoist Sail" The deep waters are calling!

The Day of PentecostActs 2:1-21"There came a sound like the rush of a violent wind"Driving down the road the other day, I saw sitting in a marina, 20 - 30 beautiful sailboats. Just sitting there. I thought, this is not the use for which sailboats were intended. Sailboats are designed and built to ride high …

Graduation invitations, stamps, and the ministry of healing.

I had an interesting encounter in the post office yesterday. I was on my way home from Sewanee and I happened to be wearing clericals after serving in chapel that morning. I had my graduation invitations addressed and ready to mail, so I stopped at the local post office to get stamps.In the lobby of …