Feasts and Commemorations

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St. Clement’s Episcopal Church Commemorates William Muhlenberg & Anne Ayres

by Kit Ingalls

Today — April 8 — St. Clement’s Episcopal Church commemorates William Augustus Muhlenberg, priest, & Anne Ayres, religious. William Augustus Muhlenberg was the great-grandson of the founder of Lutheranism in America and the grandson of the first Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Drawn to the Episcopal Church, he was ordained in 1820. He […]

St. Clement’s Episcopal Church Commemorates Tikhon

by Kit Ingalls

Today — April 7 – St. Clement’s Episcopal Church commemorates Tikhon, Patriarch of Russia and leader of Russian Orthodoxy in North America. “Devote all your energy to preaching the word of God and the truth of Christ, especially today, when unbelief and atheism are audaciously attacking the Church of Christ.” Following the Russian Revolution, the […]

St. Clement’s Episcopal Church Commemorates Daniel G. C. Wu

by Kit Ingalls

Today — April 6 — St. Clement’s Episcopal Church commemorates Daniel G. C. Wu, priest and missionary. In 1913, this item appeared in The Living Church magazine: “On the morning of the Seventh Sunday after Trinity, in the chapel of the San Francisco mission for Chinese, the newly ordained priest in charge celebrated his first Eucharist. […]

St. Clement’s Episcopal Church Commemorates Pandita Mary Ramabai

by Kit Ingalls

Today, April 5, St. Clement’s Episcopal Church commemorates Pandita Mary Ramabai, prophetic witness and evangelist in India. Throughout a life filled with obstacles and sorrow, she never lost her evangelical enthusiasm: “What a blessing this burden does not fall on me. But Christ bears it on his shoulders.” Born in 1858, Pandita Ramabai was denied access to […]

St. Clement’s Episcopal Church Commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Kit Ingalls

On April 3, 1968, in Memphis to support sanitation workers seeking better wages, Rev. Martin Luther King closed his speech with these words: “Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I’m not concerned about that now. I just want to do God’s will. And He’s allowed me […]