Monthly Archives: February 2013

Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, March 3

It is a common refrain I seem to hear more and more often these days, “Isn’t there any good news?”.  All over the news programs and newspapers are stories of catastrophic events. Blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, famines, earthquakes and Tsunamis … Continue reading

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Lesson for Sunday, March 3

Isaiah 55:1-9 Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat!  Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.  2Why do you spend your money for that which is … Continue reading

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Sermon – February 24 – Sister Anne Dougherty, O.S.F., D.Min.

Some Pharisees warned Jesus to go away because Herod wanted to kill him.  Herod was a crazy, villain that Jesus knew he would have to deal with sooner or later.  In the reading from the gospel, God compares himself to … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, February 24

The lesson begins today with Abram (not yet Abraham) at the earliest part of his journey with the Lord.  Abram is to lead God’s people on a difficult journey to a new land.  He is doing everything he can to … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, February 24

Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, “Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.” 2But Abram said, “O Lord GOD, what will you … Continue reading

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Sermon – February 17 – The Last Temptation

In the lesson today from the fourth chapter of Luke, we are told of the story of Jesus being led into the wilderness by the Spirit . Once there is his tempted by the devil.  Jesus is hungry.  He ate … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Meditations on the Theology of the Cross – Rebellion Losing My Religion by REM The whole Lenten program this year will look at the Theology of the Cross.  At the noon service, Pastor did not play the song, Losing My … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, February 17

The devil is quoting scripture in today’s gospel reading!  For it is written, “He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you and on their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your foot … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, February 17

Deuteronomy 26:1-11 When you have come into the land that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess, and you possess it, and settle in it, 2you shall take some of the first of all the fruit … Continue reading

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Sermon – February 10 – And They Were Silent

Pastor relayed the story of someone quietly explaining the intricacies of a military funeral as they occurred.   Unbeknownst to the person offering the play by play, no explanation was necessary.  The meaning of each aspect of the service was obviously … Continue reading

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