Sermons

April 21, 2019    Easter Day, C        I have seen the Lord.      I have seen the Lord on the Cross.      It was not God who put him there, it was fearful, angry people.      Jesus came to …

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April 14, 2019       Palm Sunday, C         There were two processions coming into Jerusalem on that day we call Palm Sunday.                    Jesus was riding into the city on a lowly donkey. He was greeted with shouts of …

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April 6 & 7, 2019    5 Lent, C         It’s all about grace. Grace is God’s wonderful gift to us of love and forgiveness and peace and joy. We have this grace when we ask for God’s help to …

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March 23/24, 2019     3 Lent, C         There’s a satirical post on Facebook—an interview with the panther who, the news says, attacked the woman at the zoo.       “Attacked!” says the panther.       “I was only protecting my home. …

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March 17, 2019    2nd Sunday of Lent, C         “What if I had not believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living!”       What indeed!       It’s hard to see God’s …

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March 3, 2019   Last Epiphany, C         Last week I said that the connection between the Genesis story about Joseph and Luke’s Gospel was forgiveness.       A quick idea about forgiving—and if I’ve said this before it’s because I …

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March 9 & 10, 2019   1 Lent, C                 Temptation. What images do you get when you hear the word “temptation”?       For me, it’s anything chocolate. Or shoes. Or sweaters and, OK, earrings. And that’s pretty lightweight compared …

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February 23/24, 2019    7th Epiphany, C         In case the only Joseph you know in the Bible is Jesus’ earthly father, let me tell you about the Joseph we heard about in the first reading.       And, in case …

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February 17, 2019   6th Epiphany, C         Matthew and Luke give us very different accounts of the birth of Jesus, and they give us different accounts of this sermon of Jesus’.       From Luke we have the story of …

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February 9 & 10, 2019 5th after Epiphany         “In the year that King Uzziah died.”       These words have always seemed to carry huge importance. They remind me of all the notable people who have died in my …

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