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What is the importance of the Feast of the Ascension?

This feast, forty days after Easter, makes us present at the Ascension of Christ, when He blesses His disciples and then goes up until He is hidden from their sight.  Some people have the mistaken idea that this means that Jesus is “gone.” Some have suggested that He is physically absent because His body is…

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Traditional Anglican Communion Announces new Primate

The Rt. Rev. Stephen D. Strawn, Dean of St. John’s Cathedral and Bishop of the Diocese of the Missouri Valley recently returned from a Meeting of the College of Bishops of the global Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC). The meeting was held in St. Katherine Cathedral in Lincoln, England. Early in the agenda was the election…

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Operation Christmas Child

St. John’s Cathedral recently concluded their participation in the 2016 Operation Christmas Child outreach. Operation Christmas Child is a project of the international relief organization, Samaritan’s Purse. Their mission is to provide local partners around the world with shoeboxes filled with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies as a means of reaching out to…

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