Introducing Hymn Boards in Mass

by Father Matthew Quail and Dr. Mary Newton A few weeks ago, there was an article in the bulletin discussing the introduction of the Liturgy Guide to St. Stephen’s faith community. This Liturgy Guide, found on pages 2-3 of the bulletin, includes the Mass responses and hymn numbers. The article explained the reason behind the…

Stations of the Cross

The Christian life is a journey. Many of us experience this, but there is one person’s journey that means more than ours and that is the journey of Jesus Christ. His journey to the cross at Calvary gives our journey to Heaven meaning. Many of us who have traveled to the Holy Land have had…

“Growing Through Loss” Grief Support to be Offered at St. Stephen

St. Stephen’s Church will be hosting the “Growing Through Loss” series sponsored by the North Metro Grief Support Coalition, of which St. Stephen’s Church is a member.  All sessions feature guest speakers.  Each evening also provides the opportunity for small group sharing/discussion according to the loss that you consider dominant at the time, e.g. Loss…

st-stephens-church-art10

Forming Intentional Disciples: The Path to Knowing and Following Jesus – Chapter 1

A message from Fr. Bennet Tran, Pastor:  One of the more significant books that has influenced my thinking and ministry is Sherry Weddell’s Forming Intentional Disciples: The Path to Knowing and Following Jesus. I hope that we as a parish will engage with the insights offered by Weddell. In the coming months, we will print a summary…

Christmas Greetings

Christmas is a time to celebrate arrival. We welcome the growing light, we receive family and friends, and most importantly we celebrate and rejoice in the arrival of our Savior. For most of us the lights and ornaments, the wreaths and wrapping, the carols and songs are cherished and familiar. On the other hand, there…