In The Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis provides a series of lessons in the importance of taking a deliberate role in Christian faith by portraying a typical human life, with all its temptations and failings, seen from devils' viewpoints.
Father Lillie facilitated another pilgrimage to the Holy Land during June 2016 for 25 parishioners from St. Mark's. The pilgrimage was for two weeks, and it included time in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Galilee, and other Biblical sites.
Our 2016 Lenten Series studied age-old heresies that continue to exist in our modern day. Our text for this study was Heresies and How to Avoid Them - Why it matters what Christians believe edited by Ben Quash and Michael Ward.
In The Great Divorce C.S. Lewis again employs his formidable talent for fable and allegory. The writer, in a dream, boards a bus on a drizzly afternoon and embarks on an incredible voyage through Heaven and Hell. He meets a host of supernatural beings far removed from his expectations and comes to significant realizations about the ultimate consequences of everyday behavior.
During Epiphany 2015 we gathered to increase our understanding of the spirituality of the Book of Common Prayer. Most of our time together was devoted to the services of Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer, as well as the lesser offices of Noonday Prayer and Compline.