Father Bob’s Blog

The Reverend Robert G. Trache, kindly referred to as Father Bob, has been an ordained Episcopal priest since 1978. He has served parishes in Wilmington, North Carolina, Sudbury, Massachusetts, Alexandria, Virginia, and Richmond, Virginia.

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7Dec, 2016

Fragile Christmas

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Recently, I was sitting in our Church alone. Sometimes praying is merely listening. I kept hearing, almost in a whisper, the word fragile, as if it was a message given silently in that quiet moment. [...]

10Nov, 2016

Election 2016

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The Election of 2016 is over. It may turn out to be the most momentous election in our lifetime. The acerbic debates, advertisements, and quips have ended. Smart and loyal people are calling for a [...]

12Aug, 2016

Prayer – vs – Hate

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The summer of 2016 has been filled with tragedy. Society as we know it is changing, not just in the United States but throughout the world. Shootings, bombings, protests, harsh rhetoric abounds reminding us that [...]

27Apr, 2016

Primal Explosion

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The famous poet T. S. Eliot won a Nobel Prize for Literature for his long poem, “The Four Quartets.”  It is a masterpiece.  Eliot gave me an understanding of what to look for when I [...]

14Apr, 2016

Where Are We Going?

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At the beginning of his Canterbury Tales, Geoffery Chaucer describes the convening of twenty-nine pilgrims at the Tabard Inn in Southwark on the southern bank of the River Thames. The following day they would travel [...]

17Mar, 2016

The Art of Easter

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Have you ever wondered where the tradition of the Easter egg arose? When I was young, I was always told that the Easter egg was a symbol of the empty tomb. After the egg was [...]