My journey to Belize

We arrived in Belize on June 30th. This was my first time being out of the country, so it was a bit overwhelming to say the least. But I knew that God would never send me directly into harm when I’m there to do his work. And for that week, we all were safe in his hands as we ministered to the children of Belize City. […]


Angels usher in Easter

“Those clouds are angels’ robes,” observed 19th century clergyman Charles Kingsley, which would mean God’s messengers were floating everywhere in Rappahannock County on Easter Sunday. Sunrise (through the clouds) services were held from Gid Brown Hollow to Red Oak Mountain, followed by parish breakfasts and Easter egg hunts […]


Rappahannock marches for life

St. Peter Catholic Church is a small, rural parish. The faith that fills the hearts and souls of the parishioners. This faith demonstrated itself last Friday as 56 hardy souls queued for a bus bound for the March for Life. […]


Washington column for Dec. 1

’Tis the season for giving thanks and decorations; R. H. Ballard’s shop windows are beautifully adorned with a nature-inspired winter wonderland theme and their tree topper is a flying Snowy Owl. Also, birthday wishes to Doug Baumgardner and Carol Beard. […]


Washington column for Oct. 20

Winter is coming and the Knights of Columbus want your coats; Anna Weatherley, internationally acclaimed porcelain artist, will make a guest appearance at The Inn’s Tavern Shops; bring your greens and make a wreath with the Garden Club. […]


Meetings and notices for Oct. 13

The Brotherhood of St. Andrew offers men and boys the Discipline of Prayer, Study and Service; to follow Christ and bring others into his kingdom. We welcome newcomers to join us for breakfast every Tuesday at 7 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. […]


Sperryville column for Sept. 22

The North Fork of the Thornton River in Old Hollow played host to such a baptism. Fifty or so parishioners from the Amissville Full Gospel Church arrived to watch nine of their sisters and brothers, celebrate their faith. […]