The Invitation of the Lamb and the Goat

Readings for First Monday of Lent Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18 Psalm 19:7-14 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 25:31-46 This homily was preached by Daniel at All Saints Chapel at Church Divinity School of the Pacific on February 23, 2015.  Calm, gentle, creative, thoughtful, amicable and honest. These are some of the characteristics of those born in the year of the sheep, which began […]

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Holding the Tension in Lent

Readings for Ash Wednesday Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 103 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 This homily was preached by Daniel at All Saints Chapel at Church Divinity School of the Pacific on Ash Wednesday, February 18, 2015. It was Johannine scholar and Salesian priest Frank Moloney who first called my attention to the obvious incongruity built into the […]

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