The All Saints' Reader

Life is a journey. Yet, no matter what path we've taken, we've all landed here. 

The All Saints' Reader is All Saints' literary journal comprised of the many voices, thoughts, hearts, and stories of our friends and fellow parishioners. The journal aims to share wisdom gained and wisdom earned with our readers, feed the spirit, and stir the soul. 

If you wish to contribute to The All Saints' Reader please contact

Here's a "sneak peek" of our current issue:

An excerpt from "Respite Center Reflections":

"I figured the space to be about the size of a school cafeteria and estimated the crowd inside to number about 700..."

-Scott Elliff

An excerpt from "Love, Paula":

"... [T]he softening of the human heart may ultimately be the remedy for what ails our world, country, state, town, and families. As one of my mentors, Dorothy Day, a faithful advocate for our immigrant sisters and brothers in Christ, said decades ago, "The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each of us.'" 

-Paula Beaton-Forbus

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Alice Berecka is a parishioner and member of Vestry and Altar Guild at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. Retired after 40 years of teaching English in the high school classroom, Alice now enjoys attending multiple book clubs and Writer's Studio meetings. She enjoys exploring her creative side through watercolor, acrylic painting, and crocheting. She is a member of the Corpus Christi Chapter of the American Association of University Women and a teacher consultant for the Coastal Bend Writing Project.