R.B.G. and Nino–A Lesson in Friendship

The following homily was preached on September 23, 2020, being Wednesday after the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, at the Daily Chapel service at Saint James School in Hagerstown, Maryland. Reading: Psalm 119:105-108 Collect of the Day: Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, whileContinue reading “R.B.G. and Nino–A Lesson in Friendship”

“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””

“Jury Duty”–An Easter Message

The following letter was sent to the students, faculty, staff, and administration of Ascension Episcopal School in Lafayette, Louisiana on Friday, May 5, 2017 in my capacity as school chaplain. It focuses on my recent service as a juror for the 15th Judicial District Court of the State of Louisiana and how my civic obligationContinue reading ““Jury Duty”–An Easter Message”

“What’s It Gonna Be?” (February 12, 2017: The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany–Septuagesima)

The following sermon was preached on February 12, 2017, being the Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany (Septuagesima), at the 10:30am principal Eucharist at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Montevallo, Alabama. Collect: O God, the strength of all who put their trust in You: Mercifully accept our prayers; and because in our weakness we can do nothing good withoutContinue reading ““What’s It Gonna Be?” (February 12, 2017: The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany–Septuagesima)”

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)”