Archive for October 2006

INVESTITURE OF THE NEW PRESIDING BISHOPKatharine Jefferts Schori will become our new presiding bishop next Saturday. The Bible passages that will be read are: Isaiah 25:1-9, Psalm 98, Ephesians 4:1-16, and Luke 4:14-21. She has asked the church to contemplate and pray these lessons during this week before her Investiture.The Isaiah lesson speaks of a…

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SOME FUN: HowManyOfMe.com There are:28people with my namein the U.S.A. How many have your name? If I use my middle name – there are no people with my name.

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BLESSING OF ANIMALS:Sunday we will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis, a little late. His day is October 4th but the first time this month we could make it happen in Rock Springs and Eden. St. Francis was a rich young man who “had it all” – friends, family connections, a soldier, popularity. Something must…

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WYOMING WEDNESDAY:The drive over South Pass was stunning with the aspens at full gold and the rising sun illuminating the golds and reds. This year seems to have more red in the aspens than many years. Some sort of combination of drought and rain, freeze and heat, I suppose. This day had a classic highway…

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SUNDAY THOUGHTS:The lessons are from the Book of Esther, the Epistle of James and the Gospel of Mark. The theme, according to the Collect is a prayer for grace as we run to obtain God’s promises to partake of heavenly treasure.The Book of Esther is a tale of how a woman saves a nation by…

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