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Disputation with the Doctors, between 1308 and 1311, tempera on wood, Duccio di Buoninsegna


The Week of Epiphany I at All Saints
 

January 13, Of the Octave
    10 a.m. - Monday Morning Bible Study
     12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

January 14, Of the Octave

   7 a.m. - Men's Group
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass


January 15,  St. Paul, First Hermit, C.
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass
   5:45 p.m. - Agape Dinner & Classes


January 16, Bl. William Laud, B.M.
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass


January 17, St. Anthony, Abt. (see below)
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass


January 18, St. Prisca, V.M. 
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass
 

Agape this Wednesday

Please join us for Agape this Wednesday. Dinner is served from 5:45-6:30 p.m. and classes for all ages go from 6:30-7:15. Fr. Glenn will lead the adult class on a four-week study of the Epistle to the Philippians.

Click here to RSVP for Agape

Agape Cooks Needed

Thank you to everyone who has signed up to prepare dinner for Agape next term. We still need several more cooks, so please consider signing up!

Click here to sign up & cook an Agape dinner

Women's Lenten Retreat

The Women's Lenten Retreat will take place at All Saints this year on Saturday, March 28. Bishop Chad Jones will lead the retreat on the theme of the Blessed Virgin Mary. There will be Morning Prayer, Mass, Evening Prayer and time for confession and silent prayers. Please mark your calendars!

2020 Flower Chart

There is a new flower chart in the Undercroft for the year. Please sign up to commemorate anniversaries, birthdays and special occasions of loved ones.

Fr. Glenn's Sermon for Epiphany I



Listen to sermon audio on our website, click here.

Saints Bio: St. Anthony, Abbot 

Before the conversion of the Emperor Constantine in 312 AD, back in the days when Christianity was still a persecuted religion, the act of becoming a Christian involved turning one’s back on the pursuit of security, of fashionable prestige and popularity, of success as the term is widely understood. After the Emperor had changed Christianity from a persecuted religion into a fashionable one, many earnest Christians felt the need to make such a renunciation in the service of Christ, and did not see mere Church membership as any longer enough to constitute such a renunciation. Accordingly, many of them sought Christian commitment by fleeing from society into the desert, and becoming hermits, devoting themselves to solitude, fasting, and prayer. Although this trend was much accelerated and reinforced by the conversion of Constantine and attendant changes, it had already begun earlier. An outstanding early example is Antony of Egypt, often reckoned as the founder of Christian monasticism. Antony of Egypt, the son of Christian parents, inherited a large estate. On his way to church one day, he found himself meditating on the text, “Sell all that you have, and give to the poor, and come follow me.” When he got to church, he heard the preacher speaking on that very text. He took this as a message for him, and, having provided for the care of his sister, he gave his land to the tenants who lived on it, and gave his other wealth to the poor, and became a hermit, living alone for twenty years, praying and reading, and doing manual labor. In 305, he gave up his solitude to become the head of a group of monks, living in a cluster of huts or cells, devoting themselves to communal singing and worship, to prayer and study and manual labor under Antony’s direction. They did not simply renounce the world, but were diligent in prayer for their fellow Christians, worked with their hands to earn money that they might distribute it as alms, and preached and gave personal counseling to those who sought them out.
And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. Acts 2:42

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