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Hit and Run

By Jerry McCathern, ’87 Editor’s note: “What I Did on my Summer Vacation” is a back-to-school assignment cliché, but All Souls Jerry McCathern, a former member of the Stewardship Committee and visitor of the Capital Campaign, had a potentially fatal experience. If your summer yielded a dramatic encounter, the Beacon would like to hear about […]

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A Boy’s Gift

By Alexandra Rowley ‘10 Let me begin by saying this: My husband, Stephen, and I are parents in creative careers (a writer/editor and an artist/photographer) and have had an incredibly challenging year personally, professionally, and financially. A year that has caused us to examine literally everything and reconsider who we are and what we truly […]

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Present Nuclear Dangers

By John Liebmann ‘88 and Carolyn Jackson ‘94 The danger of a nuclear explosion—by miscalculation or accident— is greater today than during the fraught years of the Cold War, former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry told a large audience at All Souls on October 24. Perry was Secretary during the Clinton administration and also […]

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Then and Now

All Souls Minister Emeritus and impresario Richard Leonard ’79 and forty other people celebrated the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Claire and Ludwig “Lud” Pisapia recently at a performance of the Halcyon String Quartet. Dick married the couple on February 22, 1964, in the chapel of Community Church when his beard was newly grown. Claire and Lud went off to the Peace […]

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Renovated Organ Returns to Sanctuary

By Bill Bechman ‘87 People attending Sunday worship in the sanctuary this September saw a surprising sight.  Minister of Music Walter Klauss  ‘76 and the choir were in the front of the church for the entire service, and organ pipes and parts lined lined the north aisle along the back wall.  Upstairs in the choir […]

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