Homilies (sermons)

Please note:  Since the parish is currently unable able to gather as a community of faith because of Coronavirus precautions, homilies will now be available in audio and text format on the parish website.

Homily: Pentecost — Gifts of the Spirit

Gifts of the Spirit Read today’s epistle – 1 Corinthians 12: 3b-13 Listen to this message “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in everyone.”…

Homily: The Ascension — Is this the time?

Is this the time…? Read the assigned scripture for The Ascension Listen to this message When I was looking over the readings for Ascension a few weeks ago, I was struck by a question the disciples asked of Jesus.  In our day and in these times, you may have some questions too.  I do.  …

Homily: Easter VI — Abide, dwell in, live in

Abide… dwell in, live in. Read today’s gospel passage – John 15: 9-17 Please note: This gospel reading is actually the reading assigned in Year B. This was a mix-up in the three-year cycle of readings. Apologies. It should have been the gospel for Year A. In any event, the homily here does correspond to…

Homily: Easter V – Let not your hearts be troubled

“Let not your hearts be troubled” Read today’s gospel passage – John 14: 1-14 Listen to this message “Let not your hearts be troubled.” Peaceful words as in the words of soothing song. Let not your hearts be troubled.   Jesus said those words to his disciples. It was just before the Passover. It was…