July 2022

Dear Friends, This will be my final article to you as your Priest. As I announced at the first of June, I have accepted a call to be Interim Rector at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I couldn’t tell you where then, but now all the paperwork is signed and the word …

June 2022

Hello Friends, As I write this, I’m preparing for our celebration of the Feast of the Ascension. This major feastday doesn’t get a lot of attention these days, because it always falls on a Thursday. The opening chapterof the Acts of the Apostles sets the timeline. Forty days after the resurrection, Luke tells us, Jesus …

May 2022

Dear Friends, As you may know, in November, 2020, our then-Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Thomas Breidenthal, retired after a serious illness, during which time he admitted that he was addicted to alcohol. Upon his retirement, the Standing Committee of the diocese assumed ecclesiastical authority according to the Constitution and Canons of The Episcopal Church On …