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Series: Praying with the Saints

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January 27, 2022 | The Very Rev. Paul Donison

    Father Paul leads Evening Prayer and tells the story of a man who helped the modern church rediscover its mission within our own pagan western culture.

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    Father Paul Donison hosts an online service of evening prayer with an inspiring story from the life of a Christian saint, followed by a pastoral reflection. Follow along with our PDF guide.

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