First Sunday in Lent, Year C

I like Lent. There’s so much about Lent to truly appreciate and enjoy. The solemnity, the austerity, the self-examination and repentance, the fasting… this is a glorious time to be part of the church, isn’t it? And I know that several of you are ready for the punchline, for the grand reveal of the joke… […]

Last Sunday After Epiphany, Year C

The Transfiguration has long been one of my favorite moments given to us in the Life of Christ in the Gospels. It’s a moment when the curtain between heaven and earth is drawn back, where we can peer briefly into the glory of God as revealed in Jesus Christ and his life among us, and […]

Seventh Sunday After Epiphany, Year C

The Most High is kind to the ungrateful and the wicked. So be merciful, just as your God is merciful. That is the example set before us in Scripture, that we are to do well to everyone, to be merciful to everyone, especially those who don’t deserve it. And our Gospel reading for this morning […]

Fifth Sunday After Epiphany, Year C

You may have noticed, that superhero movies dominate the blockbuster movie business. Whether from the Marvel or the DC comic universe, each year pumps out multiple movies based on superheroes from comic books. There’s superman, spiderman, batman, Iron Man — lots of men, apparently. Thankfully we’re also seeing the rise of female superheroes, like Supergirl, […]

Fourth Sunday After Epiphany, Year C

I will try to make my words brief, yet meaningful. After our service we have our annual parish meeting, and I hear that there are a couple of football games you may want to watch starting at noon. In order to get you out in a timely manner from these things today, as I said, […]