Rector’s Sabbatical and Saint Ambrose’s Congregational Renewal Events
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 6:30PM via Zoom
The Rev. Dr. Gay Byron is a worldwide, renown expert on ancient Ethiopian Christian manuscripts. Dr. Byron is a professor at Howard Divinity School. She will present at Saint Ambrose via Zoom on her research and scholarship in uncovering rare Ethiopian texts. This is a virtual event and inaugural event for the congregational component of the rector’s sabbatical.
Zoom link is here
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Our patron saint, Bishop Ambrose of Milan, lived in Italy during the 300s C.E. According to tradition, bees landed on his face as a child, leaving honey on his lips. He was a gifted orator, earning him the name “the honeyed tongue preacher.” The bees and the beehive are historic symbols of Saint Ambrose.
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