Father Terry’s Blog

Notice for Sunday 3-22 and beyond

March 19, 2020

This is the first Bulletin Notice of what we plan to send out weekly so that we may stay in touch. 4 LENT The Sunday Service Outline On this Sunday you may access worship services at St. Anna’s via FaceBook Live Streaming: https://www.facebook.com/St-Annas-Episcopal-Church-107525112618650   Entrance Hymn:          Hymnal 690                Guide me o thou great Jehovah First […]

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A New Way for THE WAY

March 16, 2020

Saint Anna’s Episcopal Church,  New Orleans, LA. Sisters and Brothers in Christ: After prayerful consideration and in order to uphold the public good Saint Anna’s will be launching a virtual church and implementing several sources for mediation, staying connected, and providing for a prayerful response to our current call for physical distancing. Effective immediately we […]

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The Advocate: A recommitment to values

February 12, 2020


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Saint Anna’s Featured in Episcopal News Service

February 5, 2020

New Orleans church, home to ‘murder board,’ eyes new tribute to victims in stars on ceiling

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The Subjective Nature of the “Murder Board”

December 31, 2019

Since 2007 St. Anna’s has attempted, as best as we can, to list all of the murders in what is recognizably “New Orleans.” That includes parts of Jefferson Parish as well. The goal of this public display of names, ages, and manners of death are to remind us all of the human loss and of […]

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The Incarnation because you matter.

December 15, 2019

The doctrine of Incarnation is a Gift to the World. I say this because it offers a spiritual foundation that becomes inclusive of our human enterprise. This is not to dismiss other religions or faith traditions. Each of the varied faith traditions offers some fundamental basis. Judaism offers a broad perspective including philosophy, deep discussion […]

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“I am not living my dream, I am living in God’s dream for me”

December 10, 2019

Anna’s Place Sunday was a special mass falling during the Season of Advent. It would include children singing secular songs, African drums in procession, Blessing of Anna’s Place Faculty and an array of extraordinary pieces of what is our liturgy for that day. Why? Because Anna’s Place is a robust place doing remarkable and important […]

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Standing on the shoulders of Eve

November 13, 2019

It would seem that in so many ways this day and age is thankless. This day and age seems so filled with greed and avarice. People too often seem to have lost any sense of civility. Our government is turmoil and that in turn leads to a deep sense of disorientation. What is up is […]

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St. Anna’s: More than a place-a thought!

November 7, 2019

Dear Ones: Life is very busy in this harried world. Priorities of job, family, vocation create a life where time is so highly valued and it seems so little. When do you rest, spend time with family, with each other; when do we have space to simply be? I understand I truly do. St. Anna’s is […]

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An ode to Gretchen the Church Dog and all fur babies

October 16, 2019

A Community within Communities Gretchen’s essay. Because I have a free rein to write what I want I generally try to honor this by offering thoughts and reflections on our community. This article will expand our community to include our pets. During our last pet blessing a couple of weeks ago we so enjoyed this […]

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