Entries for July 2020

UPDATE! Racism and Privilege Discussion Group
The Peace & Justice Commission encourages parishioners to join them in learning more about racism and privilege.  They have developed a list of movies, podcasts, and books that help give an introduction to understanding these issues. Parishioner Sarah Peroutka is connecting individuals with others to form small groups that will watch or read the titles they're interested in from the list and then discuss what they've learned. For those with computer and technology skills, the discussions could occur online in Zoom meetings. For...

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Feast of St. Martha | July 29, 2020
St. Martha of Bethany Patron of Cooks and Housewives July 29 is the feast of St. Martha. You will remember her as the sister of Mary and Lazarus. They were dear friends of Jesus for whom he expressed great affection, and often dropped in to visit in their Bethany home. In fact, the Gospel put it clearly: “Jesus loved Martha and her sister Mary and Lazarus” (John 11:5). It was Martha who lovingly served the Lord when he visited. One day, when she was preparing a meal for Jesus and his disciples, she realized that the task would be easie...

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