Tabletalk

A Liturgical Drama in Three Parts

It's my first real memory of our parish. I remember about ten years ago I drove up to Historic Trinity from Memphis for a buddy of mine's wedding.  I was a pastoral intern at the time, and had just enough free space to make it to St. Louis for his wedding before heading back to get settled and ready for…
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April 3, 2017
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Coming Home

Here it is. Rembrandt’s masterpiece, The Return of the Prodigal Son, which hangs in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia. He had lost nearly everything he had by the time he painted it. Nearly broke, he would die two years after its completion. I think about Rembrandt’s magnum opus near the beginning of every Lenten season. Its themes leap off…
Josh Hatcher
February 27, 2017
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The Homilies of our Pets

"Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds! And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that,…
Josh Hatcher
February 19, 2017
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Life Together

“I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong - that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.” (Romans 1:11-12) I love the way St. Paul ends his epistles. With the exception of Galatians, Paul ends every letter to every church with a loving,…
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February 12, 2017