Tending Mind & Soul in Los Osos

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Abundance Shop

St. Benedict’s owns and operates The Abundance Thrift Shop, a volunteer led second-hand store in Los Osos, California. Wanna know more?

St. Benedict’s Earthcare

We take the earth seriously. Which is why we seriously put efforts into taking care of the earth.

Latest Sermons

The Demons within

Today we celebrate Pride Sunday. Our text for today asks us to examine ourselves, do the deep spiritual work of unlearning that which keeps us from loving ourselves and our neighbors as God loves us. To ensure our house is not divided.

Trinity Sunday

Today, we celebrate the feast day for Trinity Sunday and hear the beginning of the story of Nicodemus. While the Trinity remains an unknown mystery in many ways, we can connect to the befuddlement of Nicodemus as we hear the good news of God’s unyielding love for us.

Into the Unknown

In our text for today, we hear Jesus’ intersession for the disciples before his ascension. After this time, the disciples must continue their work without Jesus’ physical presence. Entering into an unknown period of waiting until the time when Jesus returns again.

Abiding Love for One Another: The Good News (and the Bad News)

Based on a sermon written by the Rev. Kay Sylvester, Rector, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Tustin CA, May 13, 2012  “This is my commandment,” Jesus tells his disciples, “that you love one another, as I have loved you,” and to “abide in my love”.  “Abide” comes from the Germanic word bīdan, meaning “to remain or stay”, and connotes not simply an action, but a state of living and being. It is a stronger idea than an instruction, but a way…