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Lectionary Reflection: The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

By Jim Simpson

Friday, June 22

1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 10-16; Psalm 133; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41 In today’s readings, a jealous King Saul attempts to murder his successor, David, in a gruesome way. Jesus appears to be oblivious to a...

Lectionary Reflection: Fifth Sunday of Easter

By Jim Simpson

Tuesday, April 24

Acts 8:26-40, Psalm 22:24-30, 1 John 4:7-21, John 15:1-8 We hear today about an Ethiopian court official reading Isaiah out loud while riding his chariot home from Jerusalem. Jesus has departed. We can tell from...

Lectionary Reflection: The Twenty Third Sunday After Pentecost

By Jim Simpson

Friday, November 10

Wisdom 3:1-9; 1 Corinthians 15:50-58; John 5:24-27 At a recent memorial for North Bay fire victims, Rep. Nancy Pelosi told the audience: “Hope is where it has always been, sitting right between faith and love....

The Great Eclipse

By Jim Simpson

Tuesday, October 3

When Luna was eclipsing Sol a few weeks back, I was sitting in a plastic chair on the deck of my cousin’s house in Nebraska drinking beer and looking out over a field of prairie...

One Equal Music

By Jim Simpson

Tuesday, August 29

As the summer winds down with Labor Day, we look back to one of this summer’s cultural highlights at the cathedral. Look in the upcoming issue of Grace Notes for amazing events coming this fall.  ...

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