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Dear Friends,

As we celebrate the Second Sunday of Advent, our readings mesh movingly with our practice at The Spirit of Life Community to celebrate a Communal Service of Reconciliation one Sunday during Advent and Lent. Reminiscent of John the Baptist in our Advent readings calling laborers to be the best

Dear Friends,

As is our custom, “when the clocks change our time for liturgy changes.”   This means, that this Sunday (November 2nd) we will ‘fall back’ an hour and begin Mass at 4:00PM!    This weekend,  the church celebrates  the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls.  We like to combine these two celebrations in what we’re thinking of as a “Saintly Soul Celebration.”  

Dear friends, 

You may be aware of today’s Climate Control March in New York City.  Rabbi Katy Allen who is at the march will be facilitating our spiritual discussion group next Sunday on the topic:

Dear friends, 

Yesterday was the Feastday of St. Francis of Assisi.  To capture St. Francis’ love of creation, we will begin our Eucharist today with the Prayer of the Four Directions noting the beauty and inspiration that comes to us from each of the Four Directions. 

Dear friends, 

As Jean went off to take her Dad to the doctor, I moved outside to water the garden, which had not been watered for several days while we were down at the ocean getting some much needed rest.