The online diary of the Right Reverend Daniel Martins, Bishop of Springfield (Episcopal Church)
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Tuesday (St Jerome)
While still at home, finished a draft of my 2016 visitation calendar. Upon arrival in the office, Upon arrival in the office, I passed it on to the Administrator to see if I had missed anything. I had. Now fixed, and shortly to be published to the interested parties.
Morning Prayer in the cathedral.
Prepared to preside and preach at the midday Mass.
Attended to some details pertaining to he visit of the Bishop of Tabora and his wife in mid-October.
Worked on my sermon for Proper 27 (8 November at St Paul's, Carlinville), taking it from a message statement to a developed outline.
Created a rough draft of the liturgy leaflet for the synod Mass, and sent in along electronically to the host parish for refinement and production.
Celebrated and preached the Mass for the lesser feast of St Jerome.
Lunch from McD's, eaten at home.
Headed to one of our churches some distance from Springfield for a very difficult but unfortunately necessary conversation. Arrived back home around 5:30.