Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thursday, December 1st: St Andrew (day 3) and World AIDS Day

This is the second part of a homily delivered at Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio at Evensong on Wednesday, December 1st 2010. The service commemorated both St Andrew (30th November) and World AIDS Day (1st December). You may look back to … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 30th: St Andrew the Apostle (day 2)

This is part of a homily delivered at Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio at Evensong on Wednesday, December 1st 2010. The service commemorated both St Andrew (30th November) and World AIDS Day (1st December). The second part will follow tomorrow. The … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 29th November: Three days of St Andrew

A few weeks ago, a friend posted to facebook wondering about the “possessive ‘s” that we tend to add to our church’s names. The subtext being, don’t we all belong to Christ? Energetic discussion followed, complete with a helpful grammatical … Continue reading

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Monday, November 28th: Prayer for peace

From today’s Eucharistic lectionary (Psalm 122; Isaiah 2:1-5; Matthew 8:5-13): Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May they prosper who love you. Peace be within your walls and quietness within your towers.” For my brethren and companions’ sake, I pray … Continue reading

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Sunday, November 27th: Advent begins

 From St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Elyria    :     December Carillon (Newsletter) ADVENT If Advent were a place, it would be one of those regions that you drive through on your way somewhere else. We rush through it with our eyes on … Continue reading

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Perspective

It’s Thanksgiving Eve, and I’m a little weary, to be honest. The house is nowhere near as clean and pretty as it should be by this time; the teenagers want more taxi rides, more cookery classes, more soda (nothing new). … Continue reading

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Christ the King: Year A Proper 29

This sermon was delivered at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Elyria, Ohio, November 20th 2011.  On this last Sunday before Advent, as the church prepares itself for the winter waiting, looking for the light of the world in the darkness of … Continue reading

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