Archive for 2020

May 1, 2020

Dear People of St. Paul’s, I’m writing to you today looking out at the river and at the woods beyond it, where the buds are just beginning to pop. I’ve watched this procession of spring come up from the Norwalk coast — first in the St. Paul’s churchyard, then creeping up the Newtown turnpike mile […]

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  May 1, 2020   No comments

April 18, 2020

Dear People of St. Paul’s, The early Easter Christian community was finding its way in a world similar in many ways to the one we are living in: their lives had been irreversibly upended, and there was no clear roadmap to follow as they carried on. What became the confident voice of the Gospels started […]

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  April 18, 2020   No comments

April 7, 2020

Dear People of God, It may feel like we’ve been in Holy Week for an age already, but as we begin this year’s sacred “week of weeks,” I invite you to walk it with particular attention. The mystery of suffering is that when we embrace the unavoidable — willingly entering into it rather than trying […]

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  April 7, 2020   No comments

March 31, 2020

Dear St. Paul’s Parish Family, It seems much longer ago than it actually was that we were all together in church (Lent 2), beginning to practice safe distance by elbow-bumping the Peace and receiving only bread at the Eucharist. Much has happened since then that we couldn’t predict, and much more that we still can’t […]

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  March 31, 2020   No comments

An Online Holy Week

Thank you for worshiping with us online throughout this Holy Week! Read Fr. Daniel’s Easter letter to the congregation, available here: Easter Letter 2020. Palm Sunday, April 5th (click for leaflet) Tenebrae, Monday-Wednesday, April 6th-8th Tenebrae I, April 6: click here for the worship leaflet and here to watch the livestream Tenebrae II, April 7:  click here for […]

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  March 28, 2020   No comments