Monthly Archives: October 2015

Laid Up For All Who Love

Precious in your sight, O Lord, is the death of your saints, whose faithful witness, by your providence, has its great reward: We give you thanks for your martyrs James Hannington and his companions, who purchased with their blood a … Continue reading

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Faithful And Zealous

O God, we thank you for the glorious company of the apostles, and especially on this day for Simon and Jude; and we pray that, as they were faithful and zealous in their mission, so we may with ardent devotion … Continue reading

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Watching The World Series

It’s that time of year again. Baseball fever. I watched the games last year too. Why? The Kansas City Royals were in it. And they are there again this year. It’s excited to see them there again. It’s been 30 … Continue reading

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Tracing The Lankford / Lankfard Surname Through Louis “Add”

 Who was Louis Adward Lankford / Lankfard? Louis was the son of Robert and Charlotta (Dade) Lankford / Lankfard. He was born on Jan 20, 1882 in Canton, Lewis, Missouri He passed in Jun of 1967 in New York, New York, … Continue reading

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Make Us Love

Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and … Continue reading

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Changing Of The Leaves

Indeed, the Autumn season is in the air. The leaves have been changing and falling to the ground. I love the beauty that surrounds the landscape. It’s like a picture perfect view of God’s masterpiece. There’s no artist that can capture the … Continue reading

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To Prayer And To The Reconciliation Of All

Grant, O God, that, following the example of your servant James the Just, brother of our Lord, your Church may give itself continually to prayer and to the reconciliation of all who are at variance and enmity; through Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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