Annunciation Eve

  A reflection for Compline Prayer on Annunciation Eve (March 24, 2020) Click here for Compline Prayer bulletin Tonight is the Eve of the Feast of the Annunciation, a feast that commemorates the archangel Gabriel’s announcement to Mary that she will conceive and give birth to a son. This feast always falls on March 25th, […]

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Darkness as Companion

Readings for Morning Prayer on Friday in the Third Week of Lent Psalm 88 Mark 6:47 – 56 This reflection was shared by Fr. Daniel at the Transfiguration House on Friday March 20, 2020. The Psalm we read this morning is considered the darkest psalm in the Psalter, mostly because of how it ends. There […]

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“Lord, do you not care?”

Gospel for Morning Prayer on Friday in the Second Week of Lent:  Mark 4:35-41 This reflection was shared by Fr. Daniel at Christ Episcopal Church on Friday March 13, 2020. What an appropriate and encouraging Gospel reading for us this morning as many of us feel tossed to and fro by a storm of fears […]

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Pleasure, Possessions, & Pride

Readings for the First Sunday in Lent  Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 Psalm 32 Romans 5:12-19 Matthew 4:1-11 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church Eureka on Sunday March 1, 2020.  Our Christian tradition teaches us to be wary of our relationship to pleasure and possessions and pride. Although these are not evil in and of themselves […]

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