Lent

Mother Katherine’s sermon preached on Mar. 24, 2024

Posted by on Sun, Mar 24, 2024 in Lent, Sermons

Sermon preached by The Rev. Katherine Sedwick, Rector, on Mar. 24, 2024. “Today once again we gather for something transformative and sacred; at once timeless and timely. The ‘formal’ procession began in the narthex with blessing our palms, and then we shared in procession through the nave doors, but is that the real beginning?”

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Mother Ann’s sermon preached on Mar. 17, 2024

Posted by on Sun, Mar 17, 2024 in Lent, Sermons

Sermon preached by The Rev. Dr. Ann P. Lukens, Rector Emeritus, on Mar. 17, 2024. “Today as we slip into our accustomed pews we join in the Opening Collect, ‘Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners.’ Now before we jump to the conclusion that God loves us Anglicans more than our less restrained brethren, let’s come back to that word ‘order’.”

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Mother Katherine’s sermon preached on Mar. 10, 2024

Posted by on Sun, Mar 10, 2024 in Lent, Sermons

Sermon preached by The Rev. Katherine Sedwick, Rector, on Mar. 10, 2024. “God tells Moses to made a snake and lift it up on a pole, and when the people look up to see it they will not die of the snake bites, but will live. Jesus offers this as analogous to what will happen to him.”

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Mother Katherine’s sermon preached on Mar. 3, 2024

Posted by on Sun, Mar 3, 2024 in Lent, Sermons

Sermon preached by The Rev. Katherine Sedwick, Rector, on Mar. 3, 2024. “What Jesus says is certainly more dramatic than to say home instead of house, though it points us in the right direction. Using ναός or naos he is speaking of the true vital sanctuary of his body. About which he says they could destroy it entirely and he will rise up again in three days; they can crush and humiliate him, crucify him and bury him, and in three days he will rise up again.”

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Mother Ann’s sermon preached on Feb. 25, 2024

Posted by on Sun, Feb 25, 2024 in Lent, Sermons

Sermon preached by The Rev. Dr. Ann P. Lukens, Rector Emeritus, on Feb. 25, 2024. “The Bible is one of the most realistic guidebooks to life ever written. If we want to see God’s world as it really is, and invest our hours and our energies living as God intends, then we need to take seriously the men and women we meet in its pages.”

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Mother Katherine’s sermon preached on Feb. 18, 2024

Posted by on Sun, Feb 18, 2024 in Lent, Sermons

Sermon preached by The Rev. Katherine Sedwick, Rector, on Feb. 18, 2024. “I don’t think we are sent or driven into wilderness or to times of great difficulty as punishment or to teach us a lesson or even to test our faith. To be quite clear, I am not suggesting that God does that to us. These times happen in one’s life though, and yes—I think we sometimes go to those hard wilderness places or temptations on our own.”

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