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From Mother Pippa 4.16.2024

We are approaching the halfway point of the Easter season. Our Gospel readings now switch from stories of Easter Day to the identity of Jesus – those famous “I am” statements in the Gospel of John. What is your identity? If you were to craft some statements such as “I am the good shepherd,” “I […]

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From Mother Pippa 3.27.2024

Happy Easter! After 40 (or 46) days of preparation, we arrived at victory, at triumph, at resurrection! Today is the archetype for the rest of our Sunday celebrations – an affirmation that God’s love is stronger than our hate, violence and death. Today we join Mary, looking for God, only to have God call us

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From Mother Pippa 3.19.2024

Palm Sunday is our first step into Holy Week. After forty days of preparing and fasting, we enter into the action of processions, last words, arrests and trials. We remember in real time the events of Jesus’ last week before he died. We commemorate his welcome into Jerusalem, his refusal to be the expected Messiah,

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From Mother Pippa 2.27.2024

Blessed third week of Lent. I hope you are finding the places and ways that God is springing up in your life. As we swing between spring and winter, I hope you find yourself standing firm on God’s foundation. We have successfully raised the necessary money for two pet chip readers for the Summit Police

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From Mother Pippa 2.20.2024

From Mother Pippa Lent is a busy season, and that is certainly true here at St. Mary’s. I hope you will join us Wednesdays for: Morning Prayer and Eucharist (9 a.m. in the Chapel); Living Compass Study (9:30 a.m. in the Chapel); Evening Prayer (6 p.m. in the Parish Hall); Soup Dinner (6:30 p.m. in

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