Category Archives: Sermon Reflection

Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

The Birth of Saint John the Baptist 24 June Holy Day The birth of Saint John the Baptist is told in the Gospel according to Luke, where it serves as a bridge between the Old Testament and the time of … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Catherine of Siena: Reformer and Spiritual Teacher, 1380—Memorial 29 April Today we honour Catherine Benincasa, who was a reformer and spiritual teacher in fourteenth century Italy. Born at Siena in the year 1347, she devoted herself to prayer and meditation … Continue reading

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Reflection

I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete. John 15:9-12 The joy of the Gospel calls Christians to live the prophecy of Isaiah: “The spirit of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Epiphany Sunday

Karoline Lewis wrote, “We tend to expect that Epiphany is about the revelation of Jesus.  About finding Jesus, witnessing Jesus in various epiphany moments.  It’s not supposed to be about being found ourselves.  Finding Jesus in those transfigured moments, is … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection: “For all the saints who from their labour rest, who thee by faith before the world confessed, thy name, O Jesus, be forever blest. Alleluia! Alleluia!”  This line is from the Common Praise Hymnal (#276) entitled “For All … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Luke is mentioned three times in the Letters of Saint Paul, once as “the beloved physician,” but the Church remembers him chiefly as the author of two books which came to be included in the New Testament. The first book … Continue reading

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Sunday Refelction: James 1:17-27

After all those weeks of Jesus talking about bread, now we will meditate on some Christian attributes that we should profess.  Jesus reminds us, “Listen to me, all of you, and understand: there is nothing outside a person that by … Continue reading

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