Sunday Sermon

What a difficult week it has been. The terrorist attack in Afghanistan on Thursday, tragically, resulted in the loss of almost 200 lives. The world watches anxiously as the evacuation continues, amid reports of possibly more attacks to come. This comes on the heels of...

Feasting on Compassion

One of my favorite things to do as a priest is talk to parishioners about liturgy. And from time to time in these conversations, someone will express their nostalgia for the “old Prayer Book.” And it’s not just the poetry of the Elizabethan English they miss. People...

Sunday Sermon

Today, we celebrate one of the most important feasts of the church year – Trinity Sunday. If you did not know that until you got to church today (or until you tuned into the livestream), you’re certainly not alone. Trinity Sunday is not anticipated the same way...

Sunday Sermon

When I was five years old, I played in my very first soccer game. And in that game, I scored a goal for the other team, which tells you exactly what kind of athlete I was destined to be. But around the same time, it became clear that I was pretty good at the piano,...

Palm Sunday Sermon

When the pandemic brought in-person gatherings to an abrupt halt last year, Easter was right around the corner. And so it wasn’t long before certain voices in the wider church began offering this bold suggestion: Easter should be postponed, they said, until it was...