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Aug
4

Annual Parish Picnic, Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ Noon

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The Annual Parish Picnic will be held at Fort Hunt Park off of the George Washington Parkway on Sunday, September 17, 2017.  There will be a special service schedule that day:  Low Mass at 7:45am and Holy Communion at 10:00am.  Everyone will head out for the picnic following the 10:00am ... Continue

Jun
29

Propers for Independence Day

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Independence Day. [July 4.] The Collect. O ETERNAL God, through whose mighty power our fathers won their liberties of old; Grant, we beseech thee, that we and all the people of this land may have grace to maintain these liberties in righteousness and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. For the ... Continue

Jun
16

Del Ray Unity March Culminates with Prayer at Parish

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Following the violence and chaos that gripped Del Ray on Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017, a march for Unity was quickly organized by Del Ray residents.  The march ended in the church parking lot where about 400 people listened to Fr. Roddy's prayer about the virtue of tolerance. Continue

Jun
16

A Prayer for Congress

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Most gracious God, we humbly beseech thee, as for the people of these United States in general, so especially for their Senate and Representatives in Congress assembled; that thou wouldest be pleased to direct and prosper all their consultations, to the advancement of thy glory, the good of thy Church, ... Continue

Jun
14

Prayer Vigil, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 7pm

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Dear friends in Christ, In response to the attack on the Congressional baseball team which happened two blocks away, there will be a Vigil at the church tonight at 7pm. If any of you can come, please do. Continue

Jun
9

Collect for Trinity Sunday

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The Collect. ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hast given unto us thy servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of the Divine Majesty to worship the Unity; We beseech thee that thou wouldest keep us stedfast in ... Continue

Jun
2

The Collect for Whitsunday

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The Collect. O GOD, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by sending to them the light of thy Holy Spirit; Grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the ... Continue

May
25

Collect for Ascension Day

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GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that like as we do believe thy only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ to have ascended into the heavens; so we may also in heart and mind thither ascend, and with him continually dwell, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, ... Continue

May
4

WHAT SHOULD YOU GET OUT OF WORSHIP?

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WHAT SHOULD YOU GET OUT OF WORSHIP? Most people think they should get something out of worship. I was told once by a disappointed parishioner that he came to church "to get a charge" out of the service, and that he wasn't "getting a charge". I didn't ask what he thought ... Continue

Apr
20

Easter Sermon of St. John Chrysostom

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The Easter sermon of St. John Chrysostom (circa 400 AD) which is traditionally read in our parish on Easter Sunday: Are there any who are devout lovers of God? Let them enjoy this beautiful bright festival! Are there any who are grateful servants? Let them rejoice and enter into the joy of their Lord! Are ... Continue