Monthly Archives: January 2018

Epiphany 4

This past Tuesday was the feast of Phillips Brooks, one of the great churchman of the 19th century.  Brooks is best known today as the author of “O Little Town of Bethlehem.”  Former generations, however, accounted him the greatest American … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3

On May 17, 1971, the musical Godspell kicked off its now 47 year reign of terror.  Composed by Stephen Schwartz, with the spoken parts by John-Michael Tebelak, Godspell couldn’t be any more of its time – if you want to … Continue reading

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Epiphany 2

Last week I admitted that I’m as Jersey as it gets, especially when I’m not on my best behavior, and so I have a bit of an affinity for the Apostle Nathaniel, who if any of the Apostles had, say, … Continue reading

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Baptism of Our Lord

Like most people, I’m probably not always completely self-aware, but I did realize fairly early on that I am very much a product of where I’m from.  As my wife would confirm, I’m about as Jersey as Jersey gets, good … Continue reading

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