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Breaking Ourselves on a Heart of Stone–David Browder

Sermon for Rogation Sunday, the Fifth Sunday after Easter, May 1, 2016 by the Rev’d David Browder, Rector of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church and School in Houston, Texas. http://media.blubrry.com/stec/p/stthomashouston.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/David-Browder-rotation-1030_01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS

Rogation Sunday???

by Mathew Fenlon, Senior Associate Rector It’s something that happens every year–but why? What is the basis for it? As Christianity spread and as people, cultures and nations converted to the faith, the things which previously bound them–which they worshiped more out of fear than anything else–were supplanted by new Christian traditions. Before Christianity, it…

Music Notes for Easter V (Rogation Sunday)

ANTHEMS This Sunday the Parish Choir will be singing John Rutter’s (b. 1945) setting of For the beauty of the earth. Rutter first came to public notice as an undergraduate at Clare College, Cambridge when Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015) approached him to include the Shepherds’ Pipe Carol in the second volume of fifty Carols for…