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

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
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
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Called Forward

Homily for Proper 5, Year BSt. Mark’s Episcopal ChurchRichmond, VA Lectionary Readings: 1 Samuel 8:4-11, (12-15), 16-20, (11:14-15)Psalm 1382 Corinthians 4:13-5:1Mark 3:20-35 This week we step out of the changing, multi-colored liturgical seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter and … Continue reading

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Upstaged by the Holy Spirit

Homily Preached for the Sixth Sunday after Easter, Year B

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Sheep of the Good Shepherd

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B Continue reading

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Succulent Wild Love

Homily for Maundy ThursdayApril 1, 2021St. Mark’s Episcopal Church — Virtual Worship in the Time of Pandemic Lectionary Texts: Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Psalm 116:1, 10-17 As I began writing this sermon earlier this … Continue reading

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Revealing

Homily for the Third Sunday in Lent, Year BSt. Mark’s Episcopal ChurchVirtual Worship in a Time of Pandemic Texts: Exodus 20:1-17 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 John 2:13-22 Media Reference: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2019/02/20/691298594/the-power-of-martin-luther-king-jr-s-anger Sometimes, when I’m working with a group and we encounter something … Continue reading

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Ἰησοῦς κυκλόθεν (Jesus, circling)

Food Pantry, Saturday February 27 I have no icon engraved for this siting of you, Beloved.  But my heart has been stirred. The day was gray and we skirted raindrops by huddling beneath the patch of roof covering the doorway … Continue reading

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