The Feast of the Ascension

Today, forty days after Easter, is the Feast of the Ascension. As they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. While he was going and they were gazing up toward heaven, suddenly…

The Triumph of Palm Sunday

Yesterday we celebrated the Proper Liturgy for the Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday. One of the primary themes of this day is the triumphal entry into Jerusalem. This year the story of the triumphal entry came from Mark 11:1-11.…

Sermon for Ash Wednesday

Tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, we will gather to be marked with ashes and remember that we are dust and to dust we shall return. The gospel for Ash Wednesday is Matthew 6:1-6,16-21. Jesus said, "Beware of practicing…

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