Author Archives: harasprice

About harasprice

Professor of Social Work and Priest in The Episcopal Church, parent, teacher, learner, writer, advocate, and grateful traveller along this journey through life

The Star and The Dove

Homily for the First Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C (Baptism of Christ)

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2022: Making Room

I typically step aside from the artificial pressure of proclaiming New Year’s resolutions. That said, my planning-focused mind inclines to reflection and its wise companion, foresight. Wisdom persistently beckons when it’s time for change. And this is such a time, … Continue reading

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Students of Hope

Homily for Christmas Eve, Year C preached at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (Richmond, VA) Continue reading

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What then should we do?

Homily for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year C St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (Richmond, VA) Lectionary Texts: Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 Do you have a friend in your life who is close enough to you that they can tell you … Continue reading

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In the world but not of the world

Homily for Christ the King, Year BNovember 21, 2021St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Some of you know that I’ve been away most of this past week, helping my Mom move from her house and into a retirement community. I grew up … Continue reading

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Holy Days

Homily for October 31, 2021: Proper 26, Year B St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA Lectionary Readings Referenced: Ruth 1:1-18 Mark 12:28-34 It’s not every Sunday that your priest shows up wearing tights with ghosts on them (note: the color … Continue reading

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Salvific Servanthood

Homily for Proper 24, Year B October 17, 2021 St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Lectionary Readings Referenced: Hebrews 5:1-10Mark 10:35-45 For several weeks now, I have made a little note to myself to set aside time to watch the documentary My … Continue reading

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Mothers and Mercy

Homily for Proper 18, Year B Lectionary Reference: Mark 7:24-37 First, a story… It was in the middle of the day when word reached her. She had been in her usual state of overdrive: taking care of her home, taking … Continue reading

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I am the bread…

Homily for Proper 14, Year B
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Interdependence Day

Homily for Proper 9, Year B
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