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: 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…

Homily: Fourth Sunday of Easter

Listening for the voice Read today’s gospel passage – John 10: 1-10 Listen to this message There’s a thing about figures of speech, it seems to me. They’re hard to figure out. Today’s gospel reading is a kind of figure of speech: an analogy. A shepherd is someone who looks after the sheep but who…

Easter Homily: A Day Like No Other

A day like no other Listen to this message At the beginning of Passover, the head of a Jewish household declares, “This is a night like no other!”   And, for us, this is a day like no other. It has been a Holy Week like no other, a Maundy Thursday like no other, a…