This Grace-filled Moment

I realized, at some point during my pre-writing prayer, that each moment is grace-filled. Grace is a gift from God, it is not earned or merited, it simply is. It is not necessary to work for these moments, only recognize them.  They come, not at our command, but during our openness.  Amazing things have come […]

The Rev. Canon Dr. Mark Lodico, Diocesan Administrator, Northern California

Interview – by Rev. Yvonne Younes Y: I see you have the word “Canon” in your title what does this signify? Canon Mark: Canon is an honorary title. It usually indicates the bishop has assigned a particular duty or job, in this case, Diocesan Administration. Y: What is your educational background: Canon Mark: I have […]

On The Mountain

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