Category Archives: Sermons

holy cross sermon for palm sunday, march 20, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. The best liturgical books say that a sermon “may” be preached at the principle mass of Palm Sunday. This is partly due to this … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the fifth sunday in lent, march 13, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. In today’s Gospel we hear the story of one of the Lord’s women disciples (traditionally identified as Mary Magdalene) anointing his feet with “costly … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the fourth sunday in lent, march 6, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Today we heard the parable of the prodigal son. There is a standard interpretation of this story – the verses just before the parable … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the third sunday in lent, february 28, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. There were some present at that very time who told him of the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And he … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the last sunday after the epiphany, february 7, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Today is the last Sunday before Lent. The traditional name for this day is Quinquagesima, which I just like saying. It’s a Latin word … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the third sunday after the epiphany, january 24, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Last Sunday we heard the Gospel story of Jesus first miracle at a wedding at Cana of Galilee, where he turned water into wine. … Continue reading

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holy cross sermon for the second sunday after christmas day, january 3, 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Today’s Gospel reading sets before us the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt, in the face of the tyranny of Herod. Herod was … Continue reading

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