“Cassock-gate,” the Reformation, and The Book of Common Prayer

I have only been the Rector of my congregation for seven months and already I have had to face-down my first, Watergate-sized scandal. Kyrie eleison. Picture it: Sewanee, Tennessee. 2017. There I was standing in the front of a lecture hall giving a presentation on The Book of Common Prayer as a part of Sewanee’s … Continue reading “Cassock-gate,” the Reformation, and The Book of Common Prayer

Broken Ships and Broken Bread: My Reflection on the Primates’ Meeting

Dear catholic-minded Episcopalians (from a lowly, catholic, parish priest), Now, I am no one's bishop and church polity on that level is quite literally and figuratively above my pay-grade, but please allow this lowly, parish priest to talk you back off the ledge of perceived oblivion by reflecting on the faith we say we profess. … Continue reading Broken Ships and Broken Bread: My Reflection on the Primates’ Meeting