Continuing Home

The ongoing saga of a Continuing Anglican church home, as seen by a member of the laity.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Congratulations, Fr. McGrath!

I just received an e-mail from our previous Rector, Fr. McGrath, who has now graduated from the Navy/Marine Chaplain School in Newport RI (following what he called "basic training for middle-aged men"), and is back with his family near Pendleton. The news is all good.

Godspeed, Fr. McGrath, and if I may quote from Hymn 512 (1940 Hymnal), the Navy Hymn:

O Trinity of love and power!
Our brethren shield in danger's hour;
From rock and tempest, fire and foe,
Protect them wheresoe'er they go;
   Thus evermore shall rise to Thee
   Glad hymns of praise from land and sea.


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