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holy cross sermon for the twenty-sixth sunday after pentecost, november 13, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. I was tempted to begin today with Psalm 47.5: “God is gone up with a merry noise : and the Lord with the sound … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the twenty-fourth sunday after pentecost, october 30, 2016

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.  Amen. “And there was a man named Zacchae’us; he was a chief tax collector, and rich.  And he sought to see who Jesus was, but … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the twenty-third sunday after pentecost, october 23, 2016

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.  Amen.  “But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, `God, be merciful … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the twentieth sunday after pentecost, october 2, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.  Today’s Gospel is rather stark and short. It begins with the Lord’s well-known teaching on faith “the size of a mustard seed.”  “The apostles … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for holy cross day, september 18, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Today we celebrate our “feast of title.” We are the Church of the Holy Cross, and today is the feast of the Holy Cross … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the twelfth sunday after pentecost, august 7, 2016

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. “Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” So says Jesus in the opening of today’s … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the eleventh sunday in pentecost, july 31, 2016

  In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Fool! This night your soul is required of you; and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?” In today’s Gospel reading, … Continue reading

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