Re-membering is Paradise, A Sermon on Luke 23:33-43

“Jesus, remember me” (From Luke 23:33-43, Proper 29C, The Feast of Christ the King). Those words from the thief on the cross echo a cry that arises deep within each one of us. We all know what it is like to be remembered and we know what it is like to be forgotten. Think of a time you were remembered, what happened, how it felt. … Continue reading Re-membering is Paradise, A Sermon on Luke 23:33-43

Playing King of the Hill – A Sermon for the Feast of Christ the King, Luke 23:33-43

The collect and reading for the Feast of Christ the King, the last Sunday after Pentecost, may be found here. The appointed gospel is Luke 23:33-43. When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what … Continue reading Playing King of the Hill – A Sermon for the Feast of Christ the King, Luke 23:33-43

The Feast of Christ the King

Today is the Last Sunday in the Season after Pentecost. Although, it is not a formally recognized feast day in the Book of Common Prayer, today is often celebrated as the Feast of Christ the King. The collect and readings for today focus on Christ’s kingship. The gospel appointed for today is John 18:33-37. 33Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, … Continue reading The Feast of Christ the King