Sermons

June 27 – Mark

MARK 5: 21-43 I have found in life that sometimes the cure is worse than the ailment. Let me begin my sharing a story with you.  A man was not feeling very well, so he decided to go to a doctor. While he was waiting in the doctor’s reception room, a nun came out of…

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June 20 – Mark

MARK 4: 35-41 Today’s Gospel lesson is an account that is included in all four of the Gospels.  It is one that when you look at it closely has so many messages that it is hard to decide which one to think about first.  I don’t know about you, but I have always loved going…

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June 13 – Mark

MARK 4:26-34 This morning we again find Jesus speaking in parables.    Literally, the word parable means a riddle, and most often they raise more questions than they answer. They take familiar items, characters and situations, and tell us something about them that, usually, turns our customary way of thinking on its head.  My guess is…

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June 6 – Mark

MARK 3:20-35 – YEAR B Perhaps when you heard the Gospel lesson read for today, you said to yourself, “Say what?”  I know that I did.  Then I realized that the reading starts mid-sentence recalling a large crowd of people who were following Jesus and pressing in on Him, for they had heard or seen…

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May 30 -21 – John

JOHN 3:1-17 Welcome to Trinity Sunday, a day that celebrates and honors the Holy Trinity, God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.  It is a time when we celebrate not an event but the reality that our God is three in one. In this morning’s Gospel lesson, we meet a man…

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May 23, 2021 – John

JOHN 15:26-27, 16: 4B -15 Today is Pentecost Sunday, one of the 4 major festivals of the church year.  This is the last big Sunday, a feast day in the medieval church, before we enter ordinary or normal time.  So, we’re wearing red today because red is the liturgical color of the Holy Spirit.  Red…

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