The State Of The Saints 2013

January 27, 2013 Dear Friends, It is hard to believe, for the tenth time I stand before you as your rector to give what some have humorously dubbed “the state of the saints address.” A decade of journeying together is a long time and a major milestone for all of us. As I look back…

God Needs YOU !

It is very difficult for any one person to dominate the swimming world in the way Michael Phelps has the last twelve years. Usually swimmers at the world class level focus on one stroke and then compete in the various distance events for that stroke. Phelps has managed to compete and dominate in the free…

Do Not Fear, We Are God’s

Nine years ago September, Maureen and I arrived in Syracuse with our two daughters Chelesea and Kayleigh to begin our ministry here among you. The first few weeks after our arrival are but a blur. As with any move, there were the countless hours spent unpacking boxes as we settled into the rectory. Then there…

Finding Perfection Amidst Imperfection

I wonder, how many of us at some point in our lives have scrimped and saved for what we hoped would be a trip of a lifetime. Maybe it was to go to some exotic place, or wonderful resort. Perhaps you and your significant other spent weeks dreaming of what your days on vacation would…