Prepare to be Prepared!

As the Church moves through the Christian Year from Epiphany to Lent she passes through three Sundays, which hold strange titles for modern ears.

Septuagesima, Sexagesima, and Quinquagesima are in fact three Latin words which indicate how far away we …

The Joy of Serving


“Just say yes.” I do not believe that I am quoting scripture with those three simple words but I do feel that it is the Holy Spirit’s leading to just say yes when asked to help with activities that further …

Stewardship in Outreach

I don’t know about you, but when I think of stewardship I usually think about money and the responsibility that we have to use God’s financial gifts in a way that glorifies Him. But, actually, we are called to be …

Service Learning Opportunities

For the second year running, students from La Costa Canyon High School visited St. Michael’s by-the-Sea to support our Sack Lunch program. Seventy students filled over a thousand sack lunches between November and January, preparing all the lunches needed to …

It is to One’s Glory to Overlook Offense

As a Christian and in my spiritual walk, I have a real and tangible relationship with the Creator of the Universe. What an amazing and incredible gift! He is honestly my secret to survival on this planet and I really …