Category Archives: Lady Father

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I’ve Been to the Mountain

It’s November already and my long-awaited and much-anticipated trip back to "The Holy Mountain" is a sweet memory. I took off on October 26th at the ungodly hour of 6:00 am (Yes, my son was just thrilled to pick me … Continue reading

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Working Through “The Process”

Anyone who has been part of an evaluative procedure knows the abject terror that is brought on by the simple word – “Interview.” Whether it’s for a job, admission to an educational program, or even for your child’s school newspaper, … Continue reading

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Loss of yet Another Hero

Another hero is gone.   Today I received sad news – the Bishop who ordained me – the Rt Rev Charles Vaché – has died.  He was 83 years old and I had heard recently that he had Alzheimer’s.  When … Continue reading

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“What Do You Call a Woman Priest?”

“Lady Father” is a title that was given to me by a dear friend – see my first post – and I’ll never forget the night he so graciously endowed me with that moniker.  He was not what anyone would … Continue reading

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The “Lady Father” is OK

Lady Father is the name given to me by Fr Bill Hoffman in 1986.  I was a brand new priest and Fr Bill was a dyed-in-the-wool, old-school, Episcopal priest.  We had both been asked to serve as Spiritual Directors on … Continue reading

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