March 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends of the Dharma, February was a busy month! But a lot of it focused around our beautiful new altar. I know all of you are as thrilled as I am to have received this gift. And I think now is a good time for us to improve our altar ritual practice together. For that reason i will devote 10-15 minutes each week after chanting for everyone to review how to perform at the altar and taking care of…

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February 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends of the Dharma: Happy Asian New Year! As I write this I am nearing the end of our Winter Sutra Recitation practice. Marilee and I have been diligently doing it every day, and we will conclude with all of you at the February 3 Sunday Service. Don’t forget to bring your green, Gene Reeves, version of the Lotus Sutra on February 3. I can bring only 2 extra copies. I also hope many of you can come on…

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January 2019 Newsletter

Dear friends of the Dharma, Happy New Year! Best wishes for a happy, healthy, peaceful 2019. it seems hard to believe it was just a few weeks ago that I said goodbye to Rev. Fujita from all of us. Please take a few moments to read her farewell message to us. We also welcomed Rev. Hatakeyama to NY Church, and i hope we will all get to meet him soon. Please read his welcoming message as well. And finally, President…

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