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Fr. Lenny's Sermon - Christ the King Sunday 2016

As we consider the lessons for Christ the King, we bump into a Canticle in lieu of a Psalm.  Zechariah’s song encourages to be thankful for God’s blessings in advance of our receiving them, as well as how to be more watchful for the tastes of Christ’s goodness all around us, even before he returns to consummate his reign on earth as it is in heaven. 8 more words

Fr. Lenny's Sermon - Proper 28 - 2016

Continuing through the lectionary‘s Psalms and Canticles, we come across the Canticle from Isaiah 12.  The Prayer Book has it as Canticle 9 (First Song of Isaiah).  18 more words

The Shore that No Man Sees

Thomas Davis

 I sit upon the rocky lakeshore, waves
Long, curving lines that sweep and sing their music
Into the rhythms of my thoughts, their cryptic, 79 more words


Diners and Concerts: You Just Never Know

A diner is a diner, but you never know. In Cincinnati for concerts of Canticle, a new choral work of mine, I spied a diner in an indoor mall near the downtown hotel where I was staying. 992 more words

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Official Love Canticle of the Space Pirate (Canticle #7)

True Love is total despair

The lion of fear descends upon my camp,

“Trust,” You say; You frighten him, and he eats his own demise. 216 more words


From Lupercalia to Valentine's Day, cont'd

Presentation of Christ in the Temple, from the Sherbrooke Missal c. 1310 – c. 1320
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Today is Candlemas, now better known as “grounhog day” or “pancake day.” When I was a child, Candlemas,  915 more words


A Prayer for Candlemas

Candlemas, or the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, has always been one of my favorite “Lesser Feasts” in the Church Year. In addition to blessing the candles used in the upcoming year, we celebrate the wider message of Christianity “enlightening” the world with its light and warmth. 101 more words