A Reversal of Fortune to Celebrate – A Sermon for the Feast of All Saints, Luke 6:20-31

Nothing has power to change us, confront us with reality, open our ears to a new truth, or turn our life in a different direction like a reversal of fortune can; a time when our world is turned upside down…

Unbinding and Letting Go of the Past

“If only….” “If only he hadn’t died.” “If only she hadn’t left.” If only I had made a different decision.” “If only I hadn’t said that.” “If only I had not done that.” “If only things were like they used…

Learning to See Satisfaction – A Sermon on John 14:6-14 for the Feast of St. Philip

The collect and readings for the Feast of St. Philip may be found here. The following sermon is based on John 14:6-14. Several weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit someone in his home. It was the first time…

Choosing Our Blessings And Our Woes: An All Saints’ Day Sermon on Luke 6:20-31

The Feast of All Saints is on November 1. The Book of Common Prayer, however, permits it to be celebrated on the Sunday following November 1. The collect and readings for the day may be found here. The appointed gospel…

A Sermon for the Feast of All Saints

Today, November 1, is the Feast of All Saints. The collect and scriptures for today can be found here. The lectionary appoints John 11:23-44 as the gospel. As permitted by the rubrics of the Book of Common Prayer I lengthened…

Feast of St. Antony

Abba Antony said: "I saw the snares of the enemy spread out over the world  and I sighed wondering who could ever escape such snares. Then I heard a voice, saying to me:  'Humility.'" Today is the Feast of St.…

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