News from Trish

To every thing there is a seasonAnd a time for every purpose under heaven... Quoheleth, author to whom the book Ecclesiastes is attributed, and Pete SegerGreetings everyone as we enter September! Autumn has always been my favorite season, for so many reasons. This year, I'm torn, as the rain has slightly revived the garden, and all the …

Hail Holy Queen

The Assumption of the Virgin by Jean Francois de Troy (1679-1752); Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, France This Sunday, the Roman Catholic Church recognizes the Assumption of Mary into heaven. There are four Roman Catholic dogmas related to Mary: Mother of God, Immaculate Conception, perpetual virginity, and the Assumption. How do Ecumenical Catholics relate to these …

Manna and the Man

So Jesus said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you,it was not Moses who gave the bread from heaven;my Father gives you the true bread from heaven. For the bread of God is that which comes down from heavenand gives life to the world.” So they said to him,“Sir, give us this bread always.” Jesus said …