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THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT | Liturgy & Music

December 11th, 2016 Preacher: Canon Smythe+ Prelude: “Noel Nouvelet” – Dale Wood Processional #618 “Ye Watchers And Ye Holy Ones” Trisagion Gradual Hymn: #75 “There Is A Voice In The Wilderness Crying” Offertory: “The Yearning” – Craig Courtney There is a yearning in hearts weighed down by ancient grief and centuries of sorrow. There is a yearning in hearts that in the…

THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT | Liturgy & Music

December 4th, 2016 Preacherand Celebrant: Canon Woodward+ Prelude: “Reprise” – Paul Manz Processional #61 “Sleepers Wake” Trisagion Gradual Hymn: #76 “On Jordan’s Bank” Offertory: “O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion (Messiah)” – J.S. Bach Kelly Krantz; alto soloist O Thou, that tellest good tidings to Zion, get thee up into the high mountain. O Thou, that tellest good tidings to…

THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT, December 4th, 2016

Just released: Coleman Shelton, All-PAC 12 second team offensive lineman, Washington; Conrad Ukropina, All-PAC 12 honorable mention, Stanford. Now, how many Episcopal parishes have two division 1 stars, let alone, concurrently? St. Edmund’s youth are always about amazing stuff! Keep the clergy and lay delegates of the Diocese in your prayers as we gather this Friday and Saturday to elect the next…

THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT, November 27th, 2016

Our Edmund Day celebration was sacred and joyful, with our spectacular Edmund Bell Choir led by Sylvia Smythe, our customarily fine Edmund Chancel Choir led by Rob Hovencamp, presentations by Mayor Allan Yung, Congresswoman Judy Chu, and the Installation of Mr. Tony Faught as the new Parish Verger. We enjoyed a fine repast following, accompanied by an Edmund Faire, and a quite…

EDMUND DAY – November 20th 2016

Conclusion of 75th Anniversary Celebrations Certificate of Congressional Recognition presented by Congresswoman Judy Chu, and a Proclamation from the City of San Marino presented by Mayor Allan Yung Congresswoman Judy Chu prior to Procession; Mayor Allan Yung with Laureen Chang; 75th Anniversary Chair Laureen Chang Edmund Bell Choir! Congresswoman Judy Chu presents a Certificate of Congressional Recognition Mr. Tony Faught made Verger…

THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT | Liturgy & Music

November 27th, 2016 Preacher: Canon Woodward+ Celebrant: Canon Heffron+ Prelude: “Sleepers Wake For Night Is Flying” – J.S. Bach Processional #66 “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” Trisagion Gradual Hymn: #601 “O Day Of God Draw Nigh” Offertory: “The Shepherds Sing” – Bob Chilcott Joseph Garate; tenor soloist The shepherds sing, and shall I silent be? My God, no hymn for thee? My…

Reconciliation

This article was originally published in the San Marino Tribune on November 18th, 2016. St. Paul’s Greek word for “reconciliation,” (katallage), means “changing enemies into friends.” The core of the witness of the life of Jesus, St. Paul affirmed, was the demonstration that God has a bond and friendship with human beings, and that we are to express this bond in our…

REQUIESCAT IN PACE – Anna Segobia Masters

Anna Segobia Masters February 17, 1959 – November 7, 2016 Parishioner and beloved in Christ Anna Masters departed this life early in the morning November 7th following a long illness met with grace and fortitude. She had received Last Rites and was surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband Mark Masters, her daughter Marie, her son Joe, her…