Fistfuls of Tears, Fistfuls of Joy

By Steve Rice When you do something over and over, it sometimes requires a bit of effort to mentally engage with what you are doing. My confessor once told me to focus on the verbs in the eucharistic prayer ... Read More...

Common Ground and the Grave

By Steve Rice Since 2016, I have buried 317 children. I use the 1928 Book of Common Prayer because it contains a liturgy for the Burial of a Child that is rooted in the traditional votive mass for the Holy G... Read More...

Canonical Obedience

By Steve Rice Some time ago, a bishop told me that when the hurricane is coming, you don’t call a vestry meeting to vote on who will put the tarp on the roof. Point taken. In cases of emergency, decisive lea... Read More...