The Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A. Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose … Continue reading “We Believe in One God…”
“…are we to wait for another?”
The Third Sunday of Advent, Year A. When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the … Continue reading “…are we to wait for another?”
The Lion and the Lamb?
The Second Sunday of Advent, Year A. A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. The spirit of the Lord shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of … Continue reading The Lion and the Lamb?
Christ the King
The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King (Proper 29), Year C. May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the … Continue reading Christ the King
A Small Apocalypse
The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28), Year C. Track I When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, Jesus said, "As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left upon another; all will be … Continue reading A Small Apocalypse