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On Success in the Ministry

¬† In my readings on vacation, I came across this quotation which I find most appropriate for today’s climate in the ministry. I commend it to you all: “We must make srue that we do not decide that we shall … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of a Seminary President: Reflections on Ash Wednesday

Introduction to the ReadingYou have heard the old adage, “I must catch up with the others for I am their leader. Well that is the way that I feel. I sat at my desk yesterday and thought, “Well I am … Continue reading

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Transforming Vision: Entering the New Year with an Optimistic Ministry

  ¬†Here is a sermon taken from a charge to a friend when he was installed as a pastor. As you can tell from the text, his name is Kevin. But don’t let that personalized point stop you from thinking … Continue reading

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A Liturgy for Thanksgiving for the Adoption of a Child (with Baptism)

A note on this entry: This liturgy for baptism is first and foremost a baptismal liturgy. It happens to also be one adapted to the adoption of a little one. The Order seeks to support and encourage the adoptive family … Continue reading

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