1. THE MICHTAM THAT BRINGS PLEASURES FOR EVERMORE

    Permanently stained, with the love of God Fr Leo Benjamin Pastor Psalm 16:1 {michtam of David} “Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.” {Michtam} The meaning is to be engraved, or to have a permanent stain on our life.  Here David is reflecting on the effect that God has had on his …Read More

  2. THE ACT OF PRAYER

    By Fr Leo Benjamin, Pastor TOUCHING THE HEAVENS THROUGH PRAYER There is a word that scripture uses for “Prayer & meditation” it is the Hebrew word Siyach and its root words. When we study this word in the Bible, it brings to light a new understanding of how prayer works, Conveying an Idea…Read More

  3. WHY OBSERVE 40 FOR LENT?

    Why is the number 40 significant in the bible? Old Testament:                                                                                                                                                               …Read More

  4. WHERE IS THE LOST AND FOUND?

    The Dew of  Resurrection: Israel is an arid land, with very little rain throughout the year especially from May through to October, rain is virtually unheard of. Because Israel was an Agrarian Culture, with an economy that was based on its ability to produce and maintain crops and farmland, dew is …Read More

  5. WHY IS THEIR DIRT ON YOUR HEAD?

    Preparing for the Feast of the Resurrection  ASH WEDNESDAY:   Ash Wednesday Service Date: February 14th Time: 6:30 pm Place: Church of the Crucified One Moretown VT With the hope of spring in our hearts, and the promise of warmer weather. We know by experience that nature will blossom once…Read More

  6. The Pattern for Effective Prayer

    UNDERSTANDING PRAYER THROUGH GODS WORD Fr Leo Benjamin There is a word in scripture that is used for “meditation” it is the Hebrew word Siyach and its root words. When we study this word in the Bible, it brings to light a better understanding of how prayer works, Also how Jesus taught about p…Read More

  7. I Can Only Imagine, Counting the Stars

    GOD TEACHES ABRAHAM TO USE HIS IMAGINATION  Photo by Magellanic Cloud Wikipedia By Fr Leo Benjamin We recently read in the Bible about God asking Abraham to look up in the night sky and count the stars.  Genesis 15:5-6 - “And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and te…Read More

  8. Overcoming the Facts of Life

    WAKE UP TO A SENSE OF KNOWING Fr. Leo Benjamin Trusting God is something we talk about casually in our lives, but when it comes down to it, we must ask ourselves, do we really trust Him or are we just saying we trust Him because we think we should?  If we are really going to learn to trust God, we …Read More

  9. MISUNDERSTOOD WORD, Amen

    REVEALING GODS HEART THROUGH HIS WORD Fr Leo Benjamin Amen is a commonly used, yet is often a misunderstood word.  In the Greek language, it is a word that has been used by Christians for nearly two thousand years.  Amen means sure or truly and is used as an expression of assured confidence.  It …Read More

  10. What song are you singing?

    WHAT IS THE STATE OF YOUR HEART? Published Dec 25, 2013 Fr Leo Benjamin If I could hear what is playing in your heart what would I hear? What song are you singing? it says in Ephesians 5:19-20 (we should be) "Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody i…Read More