Easter Wednesday meditation

Wednesday in Easter Week Please read these scriptures Acts 3:1-10 Luke 24:24-35 Today's readings give us spiritual guidance, spiritual direction, as we live in and for our risen Lord.   In Acts 3, Peter and John are going to the temple in the

Easter Wednesday meditation2020-04-15T20:06:42+00:00

Happy Easter! Easter Day 2020

Happy Easter! In fact, the Church has a much more powerful way of saying this which goes right to the heart of the matter. We greet each other by saying: Christ is risen! and we respond by saying: He is risen indeed!

Happy Easter! Easter Day 20202020-04-08T18:24:07+00:00

Partially baptized? Easter Vigil 2020

When you are baptized, how much of you can you keep out of the font?  Think about John the Baptist baptizing Jesus; the early church baptizing converts; plunging them into the rivers and lakes, over their heads in the sacramental waters.  How

Partially baptized? Easter Vigil 20202020-04-08T17:59:37+00:00

In the Cross of Christ I Glory. Good Friday 2020

In the Cross of Christ I Glory (Hymnal 441) This seems to be the strangest thing about Christianity – that we claim for the enter of our faith an event of darkness and pain and death. And there is plenty of darkness,

In the Cross of Christ I Glory. Good Friday 20202020-04-09T19:26:48+00:00

Where are you? Maundy Thursday 2020

The Gospel for Maundy Thursday is John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world,

Where are you? Maundy Thursday 20202020-04-09T19:26:54+00:00

Appealing to Judas. Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Gospel for Wednesday in Holy Week is John 13:21-32. After saying this Jesus was troubled in spirit, and declared, “Very truly, I tell you, one of you will betray me.” The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he was

Appealing to Judas. Wednesday, April 8, 20202020-04-09T19:27:06+00:00

Jesus is lifted up. Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The Gospel appointed for Tuesday in Holy Week is John 12:20-36. Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish

Jesus is lifted up. Tuesday, April 7, 20202020-04-09T19:27:39+00:00

An extraordinary act of devotion. Monday, April 6, 2020

John 12:1-11 is the Gospel reading for Monday in Holy Week. Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus

An extraordinary act of devotion. Monday, April 6, 20202020-04-09T19:27:44+00:00

Palm Sunday: defeat and victory. April 5, 2020

Since Advent Sunday, the Church has been teaching us about the spectacular ministry of Jesus Christ, Abraham’s true offspring and David’s true heir, God’s own Son, Immanuel, born of the Virgin to give our lost humanity a new start. We have delighted

Palm Sunday: defeat and victory. April 5, 20202020-04-09T19:27:58+00:00

Don’t be afraid (Sermon March 22, 2020)

Don’t be afraid. This is a refrain we hear over and over again in scripture.  When an angel of the Lord appears to you so glorious you think you will die, don’t be afraid. When the Egyptian armies have you trapped in

Don’t be afraid (Sermon March 22, 2020)2020-04-09T19:28:08+00:00
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