Rector's Letter for September

DEAR SISTERS AND BROTHERS,

September brings with it a whole number of emotions. There is that “end of Summer” feeling, when the playfulness and the warmth of the past few months draw gently to a close and the seriousness of Autumn and the approach of a long Winter brood over the horizon. There is that “start of a new term” feeling, which those of us educated in Britain have wired into our DNA, bringing thoughts that excite and thoughts that make us anxious. There is that “long run into Christmas” feeling, which can derail the Church calendar and make us think too soon about that season and skip over the riches of the forthcoming months. Read More...