Lord, are you going to wash my feet?

  Maundy Thursday Sermon 2018—“Lord, Are You Going to Wash My Feet?”          In the name of the one, holy and undivided Trinity: Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer.  Amen.          Feet.  Water.  Bread.  Wine.  Think about it for a moment.  Could anything be more ordinary, more commonplace, more prosaic, yet so...

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A new broom sweeps clean

  Sermon for Sunday March 4, 2018   Exodus 20:1-17, Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22   A new broom sweeps clean! (Jesus cleansing the Temple)    When Kay Dila was the Rector’s Warden of this Cathedral I was a deputy.  The building’s architecture was slightly different then… the...

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What will be your cross?

CCC February 25, 2018   Mark 8:31-38 Have you ever been in a situation where you are listening to someone and just wished they would say what they thought, instead of dancing around it? You just want to holler ‘Just say it!’ In French we say, ‘Arrête de tourner autour du...

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Basking in Jesus’ Light

  SERMON—Transfiguration Sunday 2018—Basking in Jesus’ Light          In the name of the one, holy and undivided Trinity: Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer.  Amen.           In a wonderful little book on the meaning of icons, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams writes the following about a very old Byzantine image of...

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