Archives July 31, 2005

Sermon: Ordinary 18, Year A

Sermon: Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Texts: Isaiah 55:1-3; Romans 8:35 37-39; Matthew 14: 13-21 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Returning to the parish this week feels a little like a momentary pause on a whistlestop tour of the world. As you […]

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Sermon: Ordinary 15, Year A

Sermon: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Text: Matthew 13:1-23 The parable of the Sower is one of the classical parables of the synoptic Gospels, but how well do we really know our parables – how often do we allow them to wash over us. Most interpretations of this parable identify that it is a call […]

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Sermon: Patronal Festival, 2005

Sermon: Patronal Festival, St Thomas the Apostle Text: John 20:24-29 “My Lord and My God” In the name of the +Father, the Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Thomas must have felt that he had a bit of a raw deal. For he really missed out on that first Easter Sunday. Thomas must be the definitive […]

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Sermon: Patronal Festival, 2005

Sermon: Patronal Festival, St Thomas the Apostle Text: John 20:24-29 “My Lord and My God” In the name of the +Father, the Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Thomas must have felt that he had a bit of a raw deal. For he really missed out on that first Easter Sunday. Thomas must be the definitive […]

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Sermon: Ordinary 14, Year A

Sermon: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Text: Matthew 11:25-30 preached on the Sunday after the Ordination to the Diaconate of Mother Margaret In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. How fitting. How fitting that the first Gospel that Mother Margaret should be called to […]

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