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Grace All Around

Homily for CDSP Community Eucharist

Epiphany VII Year A (Gafney’s Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church) Continue reading

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Three Prayers

Homily for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C February 6, 2022 St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA (SKP’s departure sermon) Lectionary Texts: Isaiah 6:1-8, [9-13] 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Luke 5:1-11 Psalm 138 Prologue:   I often begin my … Continue reading

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One Body

Homily for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C Continue reading

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The Star and The Dove

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

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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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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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