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

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
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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