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Jack Miles’ The Norton Anthology of World Religions

Former parishioner Jack Miles has undertaken no less ambitious a project than writing a”biography” of God, winning a Pulitzer Prize in the bargain. But when the publisher W. W. Norton & Company approached him nine years ago about serving as general editor of its inaugural edition of “The Norton Anthology of World Religions,” Mr. Miles, a former Jesuit seminarian, balked. While the timing seemed…

Pentacost Twenty-Three, November 16, 2014

Remember in your prayers this week our Veterans, all of whom have served this nation at considerable personal cost. For our more recent veterans, reintegration into civilian life has offered particular challenge. Our nation as a whole stays at some emotional remove from the murk of contemporary warfare. We would do well to provide more certain social services to veterans when needed,…

Pentacost Twenty-Two, November 9th, 2014

The All Saints’ Triduum last weekend took a joyous approach to “Last Things” and Death itself! A few of us ventured the Dia de Los Muertos exhibition at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach (with lunch following at very good Lola’s!). Then lively Sunday Liturgies with prayers for our dead, followed by a livelier yet Cocktail and HEAVY hors…

The Feast of All Saints, November 2nd, 2014

While 65% of people say their Legacy gifts are religiously motivated, only 5% provide for the Church in their Estate plans…so said Fr. Lorenzo Lebrija, Diocesan Development Officer, at a Canon’s Dinner at the Diocese Sunday night! The Legacy Cocktail Party at the Wycoff Home this coming Sunday celebrates those at St. Edmund’s who have made provision for the Parish. The Wycoff’s…

Confirmation Classes 2015

Did you survive the Confirmation Survey Class in the fall? Join us for Round 2! This class will be led by Father George and include homework and readings for families to work through together. January 11th, 25th February 1st, 15th, 22nd March 1st, 8th, 15th In the Youth Room.