“A Christmas Carol (2019)”

The following sermon was preached at the 10:00pm Festal Mass of the Nativity on December 24, 2019 at Saint James Chapel on the campus of Saint James School in Hagerstown, Maryland.  Readings: Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20 Collect: O God, You have caused this holy night to shine with the brightness ofContinue reading ““A Christmas Carol (2019)””

“Faith of My Father” (May 24, 2015–The Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday; The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Lafayette, Louisiana)

“Nevertheless I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.”—John 16.7[1] In the Name of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost.Continue reading ““Faith of My Father” (May 24, 2015–The Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday; The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Lafayette, Louisiana)”

December 29, 2013: The First Sunday after Christmas Day (Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Birmingham, Alabama)

“…When the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.”—Galatians 4.4-5[1] In the Name of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Amen! During the past year and a half, I haveContinue reading “December 29, 2013: The First Sunday after Christmas Day (Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Birmingham, Alabama)”