Sermons


December
24
2014

Christmas Eve Midnight Mass: Iconic lives

On Christmas Eve we celebrate the feast of the nativity and it is a time of liminal presence, a time when the carols, special music, flowers, crèche, incense awakens our senses to receive...

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December
21
2014

Advent 4: In the mood for a miracle?

The angel Gabriel appeared, out of the blue, unannounced, uninvited, and unanticipated and Mary was understandably afraid. The angel offered comforting words “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you...

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December
14
2014

Advent 3 2014 Who are you?

Jn 1:6-8, 19-28

John’s gospel calls attention to John the Baptist as a witness sent by God to testify to Jesus as the light of the world. John the Baptist’s integrity rests in knowing...

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December
7
2014

Advent 2 2014: How do you know?

John the Baptist is an interesting character. He was second cousin to Jesus and a preacher’s kid. His diet was strange even for the desert nomads: honey and bugs, organic to say the least. He...

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November
30
2014

Wait with HOPE

Advent 1 2014: Wait with HOPE

Isaiah gives us the voice of pain seeking understanding. Believed to have been written after the Babylonian exile of 586 BCE and before the rebuilding of the temple,...

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