Monthly Archives: March 2017

Lent V

Lent V 2017 – Cycle A Ezekiel 37:12-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:1-45 When was the last time you wept, tears streaming down your face? What was the reason for your tears? In our culture we are made uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Lent IV

Lent IV 2017 – Cycle A 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 Last week I spoke about the reemergence of Anti – Semitism in our country.  Is Anti – Semitism a part of the general … Continue reading

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Lent III

Lent III 2017 – Cycle A Exodus 17:3-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-2,5-8; John 4:5-42 What is happening in our society?  Just when you think we have advanced in our relationships between human beings we seem to be taking steps backward; … Continue reading

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Lent II

Lent II 2017 – Cycle A Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 33; 2 Timothy 1:8b-10; Matthew 17:1-9 Kneeling before a bishop with your hands folded in his hands, the bishop asks those to be ordained: “Do you promise obedience to me and … Continue reading

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Lent I

Lent I 2017 – Cycle A Genesis 2:7-9; 3:1-7; Psalm 51; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11 They work in our restaurants and on our suburban lawns. They labour in our factories and build our homes. They do odd jobs or any … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Joel 2: 12-18; Psalm 51; 2 Corinthians 5:20–6:20; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 “Even now, return to me with your whole heart,             reveal the inner most thoughts of your heart and return to me…” These are the whispered words … Continue reading

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