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The Wedding Feast of Cana - Duccio, 1308


The Week of Epiphany III at All Saints
 

January 27, St. John Chrysostom, B.C.D.
    10 a.m. - Monday Morning Bible Study
     12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

January 28, Bestowal of the Anglican Catholic Episcopate (1978)

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


January 29,  St. Francis de Sales, B.C.D.
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass
   5:45 p.m. - Agape Dinner & Classes


January 30, Bl. Charles Stuart, K.M.
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass


January 31, St. John Bosco, C.
   12:15 p.m. - Low Mass


February 1, St. Ignatius, B.M. (see below)
   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.

Click here to RSVP for Agape

Agape Cookin' - SignUp here!

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

Click here to sign up & cook an Agape dinner

Book Group for Boys



Calling all boys ages 10 to 16 years old! Please join us Sunday, February 9, during Coffee Hour to discuss J.R.R.Tolkien's The Hobbit. Owen Godbold will lead a Book Group Discussion while we enjoy Hobbit-Themed snacks and beverages ("ale" in mugs, cram). Please contact kristengodbold@gmail.com to register.

Anglican Youth Summer Camp

Anglican Youth Summer Camp is truly a unique opportunity for the youth of the Church. There are many of the camp activities one would expect: canoeing, swimming, archery, fencing, riflery, crafts, and many others. Anglican spiritual formation is led by Bishop Chad Jones, SSC, with the daily Eucharist, Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, Anglican Studies, and private spiritual direction.

Registration is accomplished online and is now open. Click here to register. Camp is $375 per camper. Payments in installments are available.

Anglican Youth Camp is a ministry of the Diocese of the Eastern United States and is held at the Vineyary Camp in Westfield, North Carolina. The Rev. Matthew Harlow is the camp director.

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!

Confirmation on March 29

Bishop Chad Jones will be with us at All Saints on Passion Sunday, March 29. If you or your child wish to be confirmed, please speak to Fr. Sean.

Sacred Music and Art Camp

Mark you calendars! SMAC will take place the week of July 20 this year. Look for forthcoming details.

Fr. Sean's Sermon for Epiphany III



Excerpt: But the transformation of water into wine that Jesus performed at the marriage at Cana is a foreshadow of the much greater marriage of Christ and His church. When the Word was made flesh, he took on human nature and human flesh. Christ the bridegroom is unified with His Bride, His Body, the Church, and we are united to the Church through our Baptisms...

Read the rest & listen to sermon audio on our website, click here.

Saints Bio: St. Ignatius, B.M.

Ignatius of Antioch was born 35 AD and he was known as Theophorus (God Bearer). He was the third Bishop of Antioch and was a student of St. John the Apostle. En route to his martyrdom Rome, he wrote a series of letters churches in Asia and Rome, of which seven authentic letters have been preserved. His letters are especially important for ecclesiology and an early understanding of the Sacraments of the Church. St. Ignatius followed St. Peter and St. Evodius as the Bishop of Antioch and according to one early Father he was appointed to that office by St. Peter himself. His title Theophorus and according to tradition he was one of the children Jesus scooped up into his arms and blessed. Ignatius and his fellow bishop, Polycarp were personal disciples of St. John the Apostle. Ignatius was martyred in the Flavian Amphitheatre in the year 108 AD. Concerning the our Lord’s Divinity he wrote:

‘There is one Physician who is possessed both of flesh and spirit; both made and not made; God existing in flesh; true life in death; both of Mary and of God; first passible and then impassible, even Jesus Christ our Lord.”—Letter to the Ephesians

Ignatius was the first one to use the word katholikos meaning universal, whole and complete to describe the church:

“Wherever the bishop appears, there let the people be; as wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church. It is not lawful to baptize or give communion without the consent of the bishop. On the other hand, whatever has his approval is pleasing to God. Thus, whatever is done will be safe and valid.” — Letter to the Smyrnaeans

And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. Acts 2:42

Contact us at:
3889 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
(434) 979-2842
www.allsaintscville.org

Office: allsaintscville@gmail.com
Fr. Spencer: frgmspencer@gmail.com
Fr. Sean: mcd.seanedwards@gmail.com

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