Parish News

My Story – Surviving Nazi Germany

I am one of the very few Jewish children who survived living in Nazi Germany.

I was born in Berlin in 1940. Amazingly, Germany, pre-Hitler, pre-WWI, was a most intellectual, liberal, vibrant cosmopolitan country. The envy of many. Its population …

The Altar of God

Worship is personal. One person’s worship of God can aide or inspire another’s, but it cannot take it’s place. In the end, our calling to worship the Lord God is ours alone to fulfill. It is God’s providence that the …

A Christian Motorcycle Club?

For the past few years a relationship has been building between St. Michael’s by-the-Sea and a group called Disciple Christian Motorcycle Club (DCMC). You might recognize a few of these new faces as they attended the Palm Sunday Mass, and …

Goodness of God

Day by day I meditate on the goodness of God. We know that love is the fulfilling of the Law and that by revealing his triune being God revealed that He is Love. Yet the love of God, like the …

Holy Week: Dying to Live with Our Lord

Each week, after we receive communion, we give thanks to Almighty God for assuring us “that we are very members incorporate in the mystical body of thy Son” (BCP 339).  This phrase reflects a fundamental belief of the Catholic faith.  …