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Sunday Reflection

The Presentation of the Lord Luke the evangelist tells us that Jesus was presented in the house of God, as the Law of Moses required. He also records how the Christ-child was greeted by Simeon and Anna, two figures who … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Sunday’s Reflection The season of Epiphany is when we celebrate the revealing of Christ to the world. We mark the arrival of the One who is the light of the world: a light that brings life, a light that brings … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity  The Week of Prayer is the perfect time for Christians to recognize that the divisions between our churches and confessions cannot be separated from the divisions within the wider human family. Praying together … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

“In a time like this, let us trust in God even more.  To trust when life is easy is no trust.” Joy Kogawa Advent Reflections: The Third Sunday of Advent is traditionally known as “Gaudete” or “Rejoice” Sunday, so called because of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Sunday Reflection:  The first Advent Sunday is like New Year’s Day in the life of the church. This day and week finds the church inviting us to take stock of our lives as we live them at one point in … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Sunday Reflection:  Luke 23:33-43 challenges us to expand our notions of who deserves mercy. The passage is structured around three instances of mockery leveled against Jesus (verses 35, 36, 39). These taunts get closer and closer to him, giving the reader … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection and Vicar’s Corner

Sunday Reflection: Luke 21:5-19 – Be Ready While they may sound apocalyptic to our ears, the words of Jesus as they appear in this passage from Luke would have fallen on the Gospel’s original hearers not as a prediction but as … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection and Vicar’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: Luke 17:5-10Our faith asks that we give ourselves fully and completely to God. In doing so, we will be compelled to serve God fully and completely. Serving God involves not only loving God but also loving our neighbors … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

The parable of the dishonest manager sets the scene in true Lukan fashion: “There was a rich man,” thus communicating the privileged corner of society in which the parable takes place. However, the rich man is not the focus of … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Luke 15:1-10It is never comfortable to see oneself as a Pharisee or a scribe; they are the “bad guys” after all, but that is precisely what we must do if we are to glean all that we can from this … Continue reading

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