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October 30, 2017 | by Babs Meairs

I had the privilege of being at my mother’s bedside when she died. As a seasoned hospital chaplain I have come to appreciate this opportunity to experience presence and transcendence as a holy moment, and it was especially important to me to share this with the woman who meant so much to me. Her last […]

July 30, 2014 | by Babs Meairs

The Morning Prayer service at the women’s clergy gathering at St. Timothy’s on July 29, 2014 included excerpts from the presiding bishop’s sermon at the anniversary of the “irregular ordinations” of women. This unorthodox event took place on July 29, 1974, on the Feast of Mary and Martha of Bethany. The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts […]