Hello, friends –
Great news! I heard yesterday from our Ordinary, Monsignor Jeffrey Steenson, that in the course of his travels he is able to come to Charleston next weekend and be with us for Mass next Sunday (1/19). He will celebrate and preach (I know I’m ready to hear someone who is not me, so I’m sure you are), and we will have lunch afterward in the parish hall (Judi Lester has again consented to coordinate). So be sure to be with us – and this would be an excellent Sunday to invite a friend or six to come and see what we and the Ordinariate are all about. More details to come!
I also am glad to share the news that our friends and fellow travelers Seth & Tyler Whitaker welcomed their first child, Lucy Elizabeth, on January 2nd, soon to be baptized according to the Ordinariate rite. Congratulations and blessings!
This Sunday, the first Sunday after the Epiphany, is the solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord – come to Mass and give praise to the Lord who, though sinless, for us men our salvation condescends to stand shoulder to shoulder with sinners!
Finally, actual printed-on-dead-trees thank you notes are forthcoming, but thanks to all of you for your generosity to me and my family, and to Corpus Christi, at Christmas time.
God bless you,