Letter from Rev. Clarence, 4/17/22

Dear Members and Friends of St. James, I share with you my delight in seeing again, after a hiatus of two long years, so many familiar faces at Eucharist, and to hear sung with such enthusiasm, although still behind masks for health safety’s sake, the familiar hymns of Easter. I pray that the light which …

Ronald “Ronnie” Carson, 1961-2022

Letter from Rev. Clarence, 4/12/22 Dear Members of St. James, I write to inform you that the funeral for deceased parishioner, Ronald “Ronnie” Carson, will be held on Monday, 18 April 2022, 1:30 p.m. at Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway, (Powder House Square), Somerville 02144. Born in Montreal, Canada, to Jack and Shirley Carson who …

Sermon, 4/3/22: 300 Denarii! What is the going price for love?

5 Lent Psalm 126; Isaiah 43:16 – 21; Philippians 3:4b – 14; John 12:1 – 8 “Could not this perfume have been sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?” John 12.5 Over various centuries, the measure for mercantile exchange, locally, nationally and internationally, has changed. I recall the Gold Standard, …