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Salt and Light

Homily for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Colonial Beach Virginia Continue reading

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Heaven must be a fabulous place

A homily given in memoriam for the life and ministry of David Patrick Lenz, whose bright light shone with love and joy to all who knew him.

Give rest, O Christ, to your servant(s) with your saints, where sorrow and pain are no more, neither sighing, but life everlasting. Continue reading

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Darkness AND Light

Homily for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A (St. Mark’s Episcopal Church): “Like the moonflowers of my childhood, the wonder of God’s presence is often the most noticeable from the dark places of our lives, as our eyes open to see the wonder of God around us.” Continue reading

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Holy Names

Homily for the Feast of the Holy Name (January 1, 2023) at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA

Listening for the Holy Name of Jesus, and the holy names by which we are known. Continue reading

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Full of Grace and Truth

A Homily for Christmas Day: The word became flesh and lived among us, full of Grace and Truth. Continue reading

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What Mary knows

Homily for Advent 3 St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA December 11, 2022 Friends at St. Peter’s, it is always a joy to worship with you. I have the daunting task of preaching the Sunday after you all were inspired … Continue reading

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Prophets

Homily for the Second Sunday in AdventGrace and Holy Trinity Episcopal ChurchDecember 4, 2022 It’s good to be back in the space with all of you; I can’t help reflecting on the time that I spent here first as seminarian … Continue reading

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Repurposed

Homily for the First Sunday of Advent, Year A

“they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not life up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.” Continue reading

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Who’s rules??

Homily for Proper 20, Year B preached at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA

Whose rules are we playing by? What is the real treasure of our lives, and of our hearts? Continue reading

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I commend to you our sister Phoebe

A homily for the Ordination of Deacons in the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia (September 10, 2022) Continue reading

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