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Pascha VIII Pentecost

Pascha VIII: Pentecost Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104; Corinthians 12: 3-7, 12-13; John 14: 15-16, 23b-26 Some people have characterized Pentecost as the “birthday” of the Church.  But they are wrong.  Women, how do you give birth?  Is it in fire … Continue reading

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Pascha VII

Pascha VII 2019 – Cycle C Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 97; Revelation 22: 12-14, 16-17, 20; John 17: 20-26   Have you taken time to look at the art quilt hanging in the sanctuary? Quilts are disparate pieces sewn together that … Continue reading

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Ascension

Solemnity of the Ascension 2019 – Cycle C Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1:17-23/Hebrews 9:24-28, 10:19-23; Luke 24:48-53 The experience of the Ascension takes place at various times in our lives.  It is a betwixt experience.  An experience of great … Continue reading

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Pascha VI

Pascha VI 2019 – Cycle C Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23; John 14: 23-29 “Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice, you cannot be saved.”   Well, that eliminates from salvation most men in this world. … Continue reading

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Pascha V

Pascha V 2019 – Cycle C Acts 14: 21-27; Psalm 145; Revelation 21:1-5; John 13: 31-33, 34-35 Often well–intentioned gestures can become bittersweet experiences for some people causing them unintended anguish. Consider the blessing of women last week for the … Continue reading

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Pascha IV

Pascha IV 2019 – Cycle C Acts 13:14, 43-52; Psalm 100; Revelation 7: 9, 14-17; John 10: 27-30 Parents when you listen to your children, beside what your child says, do you not listen to them with your heart? Does … Continue reading

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Pascha III

Pascha III 2019 – Cycle C Acts 5:27-32, 40-41; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-14   What is the difference between saying, “I love you” and asking “Do you love me?”  It strikes me as being similar to the difference … Continue reading

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