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An Open Letter from Rev. Clarence, 8/8/20

Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. James, This week the Episcopal Bishops of the Episcopal Dioceses of Massachusetts sent to clergy, wardens and officers of parishes an updated enhancement of guidelines for reopening of parishes for in-person liturgies.  I refrain from repeating them all here, as they are many and explained in great details.  I …

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An open letter from Rev. Clarence, 8/1/20

Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. James, As too often we equate the term “news” primarily with a recitation of events with negative outcomes, I recall that there are times when “no news is good news.”  That is surely the case this week, in our continued isolation physically from each other.  Unfortunately—no bad news—I was …