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“There was a mouse for want of stairs, ran up a rope to say his prayers.”

“There was a mouse for want of stairs, ran up a rope to say his prayers.”

As a child, Isaac loved to read and loved rhyming verse. One evening during family devotions, he saw a mouse climbing up the bell-pull and was heard to giggle. When questioned by his father, the reply was, “There was a mouse for want of stairs, ran up a rope to say his prayers.”  This angered his father, who threatened punishment, and prompted the reply, “O father, do some mercy take, and I will no more verses make.” 

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Episcopal Service Corps – A Gilead’s Narrative by Jess Pandolfino
Episcopal Service Corps – A Gilead’s Narrative by Jess Pandolfino

Living in Baltimore opened our eyes to the daily struggles of poverty and racial tension around us. I had no idea how many people in our city lack access to basic needs: fresh food, literacy programs, a safe shelter, and a network of emotional and social support. I always knew that I grew up in a privileged world, but I had no idea just how privileged I was until we took an anti-racism training together as a group.

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Theological Reflection to Go for Advent
Theological Reflection to Go for Advent

The Diocese of Maryland’s Christian Formation Council is offering an advent video series as a personal or group formation opportunity – Theological Refection to Go! It’s a great way to see God acting in your and in the life of the world through culture, our religious traditions and scripture. Take a few minutes to reflect on each video below with attached questions

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Bishop Sutton and diocesan Truth and Reconciliation Commission member, Mr. Waymon Wright, speak at the Hasselbach family graveyard on the grounds of the Claggett Center

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