Sermons (Page 12)

Meet Fr. Brad

ON the night of Fr. Brad’s Instillation, we heard Abbot Elaine Harris speak to his personal stories and strengths.   Thomas Merton’s Final Prayer   Oh God! We are one with you You have taught us, that if we are open with one another, you dwell in us; help us to preserve that openness. Oh […]

God’s Economy

Deacon Sheila expounds on some uncomfortable elements to God’s Economy.   Franciscan Blessing May God bless you with anger At injustice, oppression, And exploitation of people, So that you may work for Justice, freedom and peace. May God bless you with tears, To shed for those who suffer pain, Rejection, hunger and war, So that […]

Speak Easy

Fr. Brad brings us to the seedy underbelly of language–Biblical, Social, and its use for Justice.   A Prayer of St. Chrysostom Almighty God, you have given us grace at this time with one accord to make our common supplication to you; and you have promised through your well-beloved Son that when two or three […]

Festival Sunday

ON September 10th, St. Paul’s Episcopal celebrated Festival Sunday! If you hear a child crying during the sermon, it is because we also celebrated the baptism of little Devin Sobek (congratulations!). Fr. Brad speaks to the theme of Authority in Christian Expression.