Sunday Sermon: the Epiphany of the three Magi

  Any number of times over the years the inspiration for these "Sunday Sermon" pieces has been drawn from some idea put forward by the priests at my church. Today, Father Sean English provided that inspiration with his sermon in which he spoke of the "Three Kings" in relation to today's celebration of the Epiphany. … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: the Epiphany of the three Magi

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Jesus ‘Lost Years’ far from a teenage wasteland

Approximately 2,000 years ago today, Jesus Christ was alive and walking the earth - and he was becoming a teenager! Wrap your mind around that one.What must life have been like for, and with, a teenage Jesus? The last thing that we know for sure about him is just before this period, and comes from … Continue reading Jesus ‘Lost Years’ far from a teenage wasteland

Christmas thanks to a young mother

We began to celebrate the Christmas season over the past week, the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Providing for humanity to be saved by God taking on a human role, however, required first a perfect vessel to deliver that physical birth to the earth. In his gospel, Saint Luke … Continue reading Christmas thanks to a young mother