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As requested, here is my sermon that I preached this past weekend at St. Patrick’s Episcopal.  The text for the assigned scriptures can be found at  God’s Peace!

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Here’s this week’s final lesson on Celtic Christianity.  For those seeing this post through Facebook, be sure to go to to hear the audio.  God’s Peace.

Our latest lesson was on St. Aidan of Lindisfarne.  For those coming across this on Facebook, you can access the audio at

This week’s lesson: St. Columbanus, the Irish monk that invaded Europe.  For those finding this through Facebook, go to to access the audio.  God’s Peace!

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  • Goliath Grow Beds: The end is in sight!
    Well, whadya know?  The grow beds are built and up and running!  Just like the bottom tanks, the grow beds are constructed from 2x4s and 4x4s.  The insides are lined with pond liners, and the central tube for the bell syphons are 2″ pvc.  The input pipe into the grow bed is 3/4″ pvc with valves attached so […]
  • “It’s a jungle in there!” or “Orchids Adorning Aquaponics”
    I know I said we’d have an update on Br. Addison’s work, but as he’s swamped with end of term homework and finals, we’ll wait another week for him to resurface from school so he can tell us all about some of the new plants he’s tracked down. In the meantime, thanks to our own […]
  • Construction Junction: monks with power tools
    So back to the aquaponics… With a consistent scale, the new and accurate plans for the system look like this: As you can see, the unit fits into the corner with two grow beds running along either wall, and the water tanks creating the triangular shape underneath.  The tank is divided into two sections for […]