“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)”

“On the Importance of Prayer” (July 24, 2016: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost-Proper 12C)

This sermon was preached on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at both the 10:00am principal Eucharist and 6:00pm evening Eucharist at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana. Collect: O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with youContinue reading ““On the Importance of Prayer” (July 24, 2016: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost-Proper 12C)”