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23rd January 2015

Whatever happens, always remember the mysterious richness of human nature and the nearness of God to each one of us.

~~Phillips Brooks


The Good Word


Psalm 84:9 Feast of Phillips Brooks, VTS Graduate, Class of 1859

The divide that separates one space from the next can be as wide as an inch or seemingly a mile.  

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The Rev. Matthew R. Hanisian

Silently Together, And It Is More Than Enough

I listened to Handel’s “Messiah” in the car and chanted the Magnificat during Advent. We sang Christmas carols during the Divine Liturgy on Christmas Eve. 677 more words

St. John Chrysostom

Phillips Brooks - born


Phillips Brooks was born 12/13/1835 at Boston.  Through his father he was related to the famous Cotton family, while through his mother to the Phillips (Phillips Academy, Andover, MA).  155 more words


Phillips Brooks' Christmas Miracle

Jesus Christ,

the condescension of divinity,

and the exaltation of humanity.

–Phillips Brooks

Are you familiar with Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)? If you had lived in the mid-to-late 1800s, it’s likely you would have known the name. 700 more words