Monthly Archives: May 2017

Pascha VIII Pentecost

Pascha VIII: Pentecost 2017 – Cycle A Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104; 1 Corinthians 12:3-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23 In our Christmas crèche scenes we often place the ox and donkey just over the baby Jesus.  The warm, moist breath of the … Continue reading

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Pascha VII

Pascha VII 2017 – Cycle A Acts 1:12-14; Psalm 27; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17:1-11 Have you ever considered your family budget an act of moral decision making? Like our parish budget for the diocese, I expect many items are … Continue reading

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Ascension

Pascha: Ascension 2017 – Cycle A Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1:17-23; Matthew 28:16-20 I expect we’ve all been frustrated with a person who doesn’t understand what we are trying to convey or teach them.  It seems easy and simple … Continue reading

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Pascha VI

Pascha VI 2017 – Cycle A Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; Psalm 66; 1 Peter 3:15-18; John 14:15-21 Did you ever consider that all of us at some time in our life will become an orphan?  And for most of us the … Continue reading

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Pascha V

Pascha V 2017 – Cycle A Acts 26:1-7; Psalm 33; 1 Peter 2:4-9; John 14:1-12 Though the world and the Church have gone through periods of relative stability like the 1950s, the Church and the world are always changing.  The … Continue reading

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Pascha IV

Pascha IV 2017 – Cycle A Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 23, 1 Peter 2:20b-25; John 10:1-10 A son suffering from alcoholism. A woman suffering from cancer that continues to spread though her body. A spouse with a blood disease. A … Continue reading

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