The Good News from October 17 is now available for download:
This issue includes a news article on last week’s major event – “Reverend George Read Stevens Installed as St. Mary’s 22nd Rector” – and the article “Perspectives on Shabbat, the Sabbath”, adapted from a recent sermon delivered by Rabbi Ron Weiss.
“So much of the religious idea of the Sabbath is about what we are not permitted to do. That in my judgment is the wrong focus. We stop what we usually do to make room for that which is beyond us; that which we aspire to; that which can help us not to have more, but to be more; to be more God-like than we are…”