March 1: Inner Reflection

The First Sunday of Lent, the moment when many Episcopalians (at least) encounter the drastic change in the tone, tenor and feel of Sunday worship.  This transition from Epiphany to Lent is perhaps the most dramatic tonal shift in our Prayer Book worship tradition, as radical life-changing transitions so often

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February 29: Leap Day, A Day of Rest

February 29th, Leap Day.  A unique day with deep Celtic traditions which I will not explore in depth, but please see here for more information.  A catch-up day, adding more time to better equalize the calendar year with the actual rotation of the earth around the sun.  And even more

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February 28: Fasting

Hmmmm, one day into Lent and already my Lent Madness brackets are being trampled.  I supported James the Less versus Thomas More, and the controversial English Reformation opponent prevailed.  I suppose that Less is truly not More! And Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland is also failing today versus Elizabeth

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Are You for Real?

Ash Wednesday 2020 Recap 2020 Ash Wednesday in the books, perhaps the most frigid in recent memory.  Ashes to Go serves hundreds with frozen fingers in our resort town.  “Remember that you are dust, but to ice you might return if you stay out here any longer!!”  Amid the stares,

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Senior Sunday 2019

Congratulations to all of our high school graduates participating in 2019 commencement at Battle Mountain High School, Eagle Valley High School, Vail Christian High School, Rifle High School, Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy, and Vail Mountain School! A wonderful service and luncheon occurred on Sunday, May 19 to celebrate the

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