The Rector's Reflection for January 2016
January 1, 2016
The Rector's Reflection for December 2015
November 30, 2015
Canon Turner reflects on a visit to the Church of the Holy Nativity in Bethlehem and contrasts it with Christmas in Fifth Avenue shops.
The Rector's Reflection for November 2015
November 2, 2015
November is the month of All Souls. Canon Turner reflects on the loss of many old funeral customs and the the popularity of certain poems that seem to deny the reality of death.
The Rector's Reflection for October 2015
October 1, 2015
Father Turner reflects on the visit of Pope Francis to the 9-11 memorial and the multi-religious gathering he attended.
The Rector's Chronicle for Michaelmas 2015 is Now Available
September 25, 2015
As Canon Turner completes his first year as Rector, he reflects on the parish as a family, the death of John Scott, and shares plans for a memorial for Father Andrew and for various events in the fall.
The Rector's Reflection for September 2015
September 2, 2015
Fr Turner reflects on the life and musical ministry of John Scott, Organist and Director of Music at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue from 2004-2015.
The Rector's Reflection for August 2015
August 1, 2015
On his return from a visit to Rome, Father Turner shares his experience of the ancient Vatican Necropolis and the search for the Bones of Peter.
The Rector's Reflection for July 2015
July 2, 2015
Father Turner reflects on the feast of Corpus Christi and how the command of Jesus ‘Do this in remembrance of me’ has been faithfully obeyed for generation upon generation.