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Mysticism and the sense of the sacred

When one steps inside St. Mark’s Cathedral Seattle and attends a worship service, one is immediately struck by the fact that … “this is a sacred and holy space; something mystical and magical happens here.” It is the huge space, the … Continue reading

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Laetare

So the whole reason that I’m here in Seattle was to attend the dedication of the Compline Window to the Glory of God and to the memory of Peter R. Hallock. It was just then coincidental that the Compline Choir … Continue reading

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Shades of Carl

I’ve just returned home from attending the 42nd Annual Advent Procession at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, and a number of people came up to me to say that they had remembrances of Carl Crosier tonight. It was not only … Continue reading

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Come, holy spirit

Tomorrow, May 15, is the Feast of the Pentecost, and I was so glad to read that the Men’s Schola will be performing Peter Hallock’s “Come holy spirit” for Evensong at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 5:30 pm. Did you know that … Continue reading

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Discovering Hallock anew

Last night I had dinner with Michael Kleinschmidt and Marc Aubertin, who are in Hawaii on vacation. You may recall that the first time I wrote about them was in my post “A break from Bach,” in which I recounted their visit to our … Continue reading

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Lives touched by others

Today, Jason Anderson posted James Weaver‘s obituary from the WYDaily.com, the local newspaper from Williamsburg, VA. You may recall from my last post about necrology, that Jim’s name was the last name read Sunday night at Compline, and that his death was … Continue reading

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Upcoming Crosier-Hallock weekend

You may recall from last summer when I wrote about all the memorial events for Carl Crosier, there was even going to be one held on the mainland. In fact, there will be a whole weekend, May 9-10, 2015 of remembering … Continue reading

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Death and life

Over the past Christmas season, I was absolutely amazed to find out that the death of Carl Crosier was mentioned in at least a dozen Christmas newsletters — some of them not even family or relatives! So it was with … Continue reading

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A voice from the grave

Okay, okay… maybe this is a little melodramatic, but I’m currently in the process of refinancing my mortgage and the lender wanted to see a copy of the retirement letter. Retirement? I said I’m not retired, yet! But since I … Continue reading

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Celebration Peter Hallock

  Of course, there wouldn’t be a celebration honoring Peter Hallock without the magic ingredient: FOOD! and this weekend was as much about eating as it was about music. Here are more pictures of Saturday’s clean-out-the-Hallock-liquor-cabinet party, as well as photos … Continue reading

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