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Joseph O'Brien

Joseph O'Brien
Joseph O’Brien was born in Freehold, NJ, and lives on a homestead with his wife and nine children in rural Soldiers Grove, WI. He is managing editor of Adoremus Bulletin, a short-story editor for Tuscany Press, Wellesley, Mass., and poetry editor and staff writer (Set 'Em Up Joe and Sheep and Goats) for the San Diego Reader, where his poetry has been published in the past. His poems also have appeared in the Kickapoo Free Press, Dappled Things, America, and Chronicles.

Articles by Joseph O'Brien

Ethnos: the Greek word for “nations”

Ethnos Community Church Contact: 3950 Berino Court, San Diego 858-46-8329 www.ethnos.us Neighborhood: University City Membership: 100 Pastor: Scott Eng Age: 39 Born: Anaheim Formation: University of California-Berkley; Golden Gate Baptist Seminary (now Gateway Seminary), Ontario, ...

April: “Roots”

After Jamie Wyeth Whan that April with his showres soote The droughte of March hath perced to the roote... —Chaucer Down a ravine, the first fool flush of spring Is always brown. The ice-carbuncled ground ...

April 29, 2021
The healthy doubt of Park Hill Church

Park Hill Church Contact: 2875 Dewey Road, San Diego www.parkhillsd.church Membership: 500 Neighborhood: Point Loma Pastor: Evan Wickham Age: 39 Born: San Diego Formation: Trinity College of the Bible, IN; Western Seminary, Portland, OR Years ...

April 16, 2021
Community Congregational: Chula Vista's 230-year-old church

Community Congregational Church of Chula Vista Contact: 276 F Street, Chula Vista, 619-422-9263, chulavistachurch.com Neighborhood: Chula Vista Membership: 187 Pastor: Elizabeth Aguilar Age: 53 Born: Chicago Formation: North Park University, Chicago; Andover Newton Theological School, ...

The Center: multilingual and multicultural

The Center Contact: 1305 Deodar Road, Escondido 760-707-6681 www.centernc.com Membership: 70 Neighborhood: Escondido Pastor: Mike Mieritz Age: 52 Born: West Allis, WI Formation: Community College of the Air Force, Birmingham, AL; Vision International University, Ramona ...

March 19, 2021
The First Free Methodist Church of Escondido

The Foundry Community Church Contact: 120 N Ash St., Escondido 442-777-2081 www.thefoundryescondido.com Membership: 60 Neighborhood: Escondido Pastors: Alexandra and Emmanuel Moon Age: 33/37 Born: Puerto Rico/Santa Cruz, Bolivia Formation: Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena; Universidad Evangelica ...

March 5, 2021
Dostoevsky’s Brothers Karamazov brought many to the Orthodox Church

St. Anthony the Great Antiochian Orthodox Church Contact: 2825 Merton Ave, San Diego 858-268-4100 www.st-anthony.org Membership: 520 (200 families) Neighborhood: Linda Vista Pastor: Father John Kent Reimann Age: 63 Born: Downey, ID Formation: University of ...

February 12, 2021
Trinity Episcopal: rising to the challenge

Trinity Episcopal Church Contact: 845 Chestnut St., Escondido 760-743-1629 www.trinityescondido.org Membership: 200 Neighborhood: Escondido Pastor: Rector Meg Decker Age: 58 Born: Reno, NV Formation: University of Nevada-Reno; Graduate Theological Union-Church Divinity School of the Pacific, ...

January 29, 2021
The Parochial and Plain Sermons of Cardinal John Henry Newman

Cardinal John Henry Newman What mind of man can imagine the love which the Eternal Father bears towards the Only Begotten Son? It has been from everlasting, and it is infinite; so great is it ...

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