“Faith on the Other Side”

The following sermon was preached at the 10:00am Rite II and 6:00pm Rite I Eucharist services on July 1, 2018, being the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana. Collect: Almighty God, You have built Your Church upon the foundation of the Apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ HimselfContinue reading ““Faith on the Other Side””

“The Blue Law”

The following sermon was preached at the 10:00am Rite II and 6:00pm Rite I Eucharist services on June 3, 2018, being the Second Sunday after Pentecost, at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana. “The Son of Man is Lord even of the sabbath”—Mark 2.28[1] In the Name of God the Father, GodContinue reading ““The Blue Law””

“Transfigured by the Transfiguration”

The following sermon was preached at the 8:30am and 11:00am Rite II Eucharist Services at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana on February 11, 2018, being the Last Sunday after the Epiphany (Quinquagesima). Collect: O God, who before the Passion of Your Only-Begotten Son revealed His glory upon the holy mountain: GrantContinue reading ““Transfigured by the Transfiguration””

“The Wise Men and the Rolling Stones”

The following sermon was preached at the Mid-Week Community Eucharist at Saint James School in Hagerstown, Maryland on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, it being their transferred celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ.  Collect: O God, by the leading of a star You manifested Your only Son to the peoples ofContinue reading ““The Wise Men and the Rolling Stones””

“Look, the Lamb of God!”

The following homily was preached at the Wednesday 6:00pm Rite II Healing Eucharist at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana on January 3, 2018, being the Wednesday after the First Sunday after Christmas. Collect: Almighty God, You have poured upon us the new light of Your incarnate Word: Grant that this light, enkindledContinue reading ““Look, the Lamb of God!””

“Faith of My Father–Part II”

The following sermon was preached at the 8:30am and 11:00am Rite II and 6:00pm Rite I services at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana on November 12, 2017, being the Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 27A). Collect: O God, whose blessed Son came into the world that He might destroy the works ofContinue reading ““Faith of My Father–Part II””

“All Things Come From and Go to Thee, O Lord”

The following sermon was preached at the 8:30am and 11:00am Rite II and 6:00pm Rite I services at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana on October 22, 2017, being the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 24A). Readings: Exodus 33.12-23; Psalm 99; 1 Thessalonians 1.1-10; Matthew 22.15-22 Collect: Almighty and everlasting God, in ChristContinue reading ““All Things Come From and Go to Thee, O Lord””

“Samuel D. Ferguson, George F. Bragg, and W.E.B. DuBois” (August 2, 2017: Wednesday after Pentecost VIII–Proper 12A)

The following sermon was preached at the weekly Healing Eucharist of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 6:00pm. Gospel: Luke 18.1-8 “And will not God bring about justice for His chosen ones, who cry out to Him day and night? Will He keep putting them off? I tellContinue reading ““Samuel D. Ferguson, George F. Bragg, and W.E.B. DuBois” (August 2, 2017: Wednesday after Pentecost VIII–Proper 12A)”

“Anamnesis” (April 13, 2017: Maundy Thursday)

The following sermon was preached on April 13, 2017, being Maundy Thursday, at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana. Readings: Exodus 12.1-4, (5-10), 11-14; Psalm 116.1, 10-17; 1 Corinthians 11.23-26; John 13.1-17, 31b-35  Collect: Almighty Father, whose dear Son, on the night before He suffered, instituted the Sacrament of His Body and Blood:Continue reading ““Anamnesis” (April 13, 2017: Maundy Thursday)”