Author Archives: harasprice

About harasprice

Social worker, professor, transitional deacon in The Episcopal Church, parent, teacher, learner, writer, advocate, and grateful traveller along this journey through life

Transitional

I’ve been a full-time professor for over a dozen years now and a social worker for more than twice that long.  And yet, three months into being a transitional deacon, that title feels like a forever friend. I am transitional. … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness to Love

Homily Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA February 4, 2019 Lectionary Readings Love is in our lectionary today, just as we flip over our cultural calendar into a month where another … Continue reading

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Iconic

Homily for the First Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C The Baptism of Our Lord Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 43:1-7 Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Psalm 29     Every January for the … Continue reading

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In the Neighborhood

Homily for the First Sunday after Christmas (with Holy Baptism), Year C Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA December 30, 2018 Lectionary Readings   If you know me, it probably won’t surprise you that my music collection contains … Continue reading

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What then should we do?

Homily for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year C December 16, 2018 Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA Lectionary Readings Referenced: Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 For better or for worse, we need people in our lives who will … Continue reading

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Giving Out of Holy Poverty

Homily for the 25th Sunday after Pentecost, Year B November 11, 2018 St. Thomas Episcopal Church (My Sponsoring Parish for Ordination) Link to Lectionary Texts I remember the day that a few coins broke my heart open. I was just … Continue reading

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Bread of Life

This is a “tale of two sermons” from Proper 14, Year B Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 4:25-5:2 Gospel Lesson: John 6:35, 41-51 Sermon #1:  Saturday Contemplative Eucharist, St. John’s Episcopal Church Additional Reading: Coming to God: First Days by Mary Oliver … Continue reading

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From Scarcity to Abundance

Homily for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12) St. John’s Episcopal Church July 29, 2018 Readings: 2 Samuel 11:1-15 Psalm 14 Ephesians 3:14-21 John 6:1-21 Collect for the Day:  O God, the protector of all who trust in you, … Continue reading

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Gathered and Enfolded

A homily for Proper 11, Year B prepared for Westminster Canterbury, Richmond VA Gospel Lesson:  Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away to … Continue reading

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We See You

Originally posted on Center Aisle:
Reading time: 4 minutes By Sarah Kye Price Staff Writer I’ve read lots of news stories as I’ve followed from afar the treatment and conditions of women, children and families attempting to cross into the…

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