Fill Up Like Philip

“Fill Up Like Philip, Be a Branch Like Bachos” Readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter Acts 8:26-40 1 John 4:7-21 John 15:1-8 Psalm 22:24-30 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka CA on Good Shepherd Sunday on May 2, 2021. “I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me […]

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The Wolf’s Shepherd

Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday) Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka CA on Good Shepherd Sunday on April 25, 2021 Today, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, is one of my favorite Sundays of the year because it is Good […]

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Sauntering with St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the Lily of the Mohawks

Readings for the Feast Day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha 1 Kings 19:19-21 “Psalm”: a selection from Leonard Cohen’s novel Beautiful Losers Matthew 8:18-22 This reflection was shared at Sacred Saunter Outdoor Eucharist on Saturday April 17, 2021 at Freshwater in Eureka. Tekakwitha, which means “She who bumps into things,” was born in the Mohawk village […]

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Death is Not the End

Readings for Easter Sunday Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Mark 16:1-8 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka CA on Easter Sunday April 4, 2021 Alleluia Christ is Risen! The Lord is Risen indeed. Alleluia! Happy Easter, everyone! Ever since my first Easter here when this Great Feast of […]

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