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The Good Samaritan - Ernst Barlach, 1919

The Week of Trinity XIII at All Saints

August 30, St. Rose of Lima, V.
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

August 31, St. Aidan, B.C.

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

September 1, St. Giles, Abt. (see below)
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

September 2, St. Stephen of Hungary
    12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

September 3, Feria
    12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

September 4, B.V.M. on Saturday

   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

September 5, Trinity XIV
    9 a.m. - Holy Communion 
   10:30 a.m. - Choral High Eucharist 
Agape begins September 8th

Our Wednesday Agape is planned to resume September 8th! Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. followed by classes for all ages at 6:30-7:15.

In order to make this happen, we need volunteers cooks!

This will follow the same routine as in years past:
+ Cooks are in charge of preparing dinner for the Agape attendees (approximately 65) and clean up.
+ Submit receipts in the church office to be reimbursed for food expenses.

+ Please sign up to cook a week or two as you're able. Nervous about cooking for a group? Talk to Julie McDermott to be paired up with an experienced Agape cook to show you the ropes!
Click here to sign up to cook!
Directory Update - Last Call!

If you would like to be listed in the directory for the next year, please fill out the simple form here today

The new directory will be emailed out to everyone in it at the end of this week, and hardcopies available at church on Trinity XIV.
Christian Study Center News

Open-House event
Join us at the Center for Christian Study from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m on Wednesday, September 8th for a community-wide Open House. Learn about the work and service of the Center for Christian Study on UVA Grounds and in the wider Charlottesville community. This is not a fundraising event, but rather a time to connect and learn. Parking will be provided. RSVP to Danielle Wilcox (Director of Development and Parent & Alumni Relations) at

Job Posting at the Study Center
The Center for Christian Study is seeking a Facilities Assistant to help keep our building a clean, safe, and inviting space for students. Tasks include routine building maintenance, managing contractors for bigger repairs, and basic grounds care. We are seeking a Bible-believing Christian with a heart for the gospel and the university. For more information, please contact Fitz Green at
Sermon for Trinity XIII

Fr. Sean's Sermon for the Trinity XII is available on our website. Click here!

Saints Bio: St. Giles

The life of St. Giles, known in early writings as Aegidius, is derived from a mixture of legend and history woven together around the deeds of a saint. He is reputed to have been born in Athens, the son of Theodore and Pelagia, in about 640. When he was twenty-four his parents died, and Giles, stricken by the double loss, and unconsoled by the pleasures of fashionable life, sold all that he had and gave to the poor in order to follow Christ. He took to sea and landed on the coast of Provence. On the shore he saw human footsteps, and following these, he found a cave in which an old hermit had lived for years on roots and herbs, and who was content to share his cave, his food and his prayers with the young man. After three days Giles began to fear his friends might find him, so he hailed a passing ship and sailed on further westwards to Marseilles. Still seeking solitude, he crossed the Rhone and travelled towards a rocky promontory above the River Gardon and here, in a cave, the entrance of which was hidden by a thicket, he found another solitary, also a Greek. He stayed only a short time before continuing his journey until, finally, in the depth of a forest near Nimes, he found a hollow of a rock in a green glade by a stream, shaded by four gigantic oaks. Here he was discovered by Flavius (Wamba), king of the VisiGoths.  The king was out hunting and shot an arrow at a hind, missed it, and hit Giles, who was at his devotions. Though wounded, Giles continued at his prayers and refused all compensation for the injury done to his body. This incident made him a great favorite at Court, especially with Wamba, who pressed him to stay. The king would have given him lands for any foundation he chose, but no entreaties would persuade him to desert his life of solitude and prayer. Legend goes on to say that Giles consented to be the founder of the monastery near Nimes about 673, which flourished till the Saracen invasion, when it was burned down and he and his monks took refuge with Charles Martel, aiding him by their prayers in his great battle for Christianity in the West. St. Giles’ monastery was restored, and with the words, ” Lord, now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace,” he died on September 1st, 720.

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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3889 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
(434) 979-2842

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