Sermon for the Fourth Sunday After Easter 2019
Today we mark the fourth Sunday after Easter. The Church, both at Mass and at Matins, begins to read the
letter of St. James. James was a cousin of our Lord, chosen to be an Apostle, and the first bishop of Jerusalem,
martyred at the age [ ... ]
Sermon for the Third Sunday After Easter 2019
Jubilate Deo, omnis terra – shout with joy unto God all the earth, alleluia; sing ye a psalm to His name, alleluia.
Today our Easter joy is given a new color: in each of His earlier resurrection appearances to His disciples, [ ... ]Read more...
Sermon for the Octave Day Of Easter 2019
Today we celebrate the octave day of Easter, the eighth day of Christ’s resurrection. God had revealed to the Jewish people that they were to celebrate all the major feasts over the course of eight days, with the eighth day being as festive [ ... ]Read more...
Sermon for Easter Sunday 2019
“Speak, Mary, declaring what sawest thou wayfaring? “The tomb of Christ, Who is living, the glory of Jesus’ resurrection…Yea Christ my hope is arisen, to Galilee He goes before you…” Christ, indeed, from death is arisen, our new life obtaining. Have mercy, [ ... ]Read more...
Sermon for the Second Sunday Of Lent 2019
Today we mark the second Sunday of Lent. The program of this holy period is summed up well in the verse of Gradual: Vide humilitatem meam et laborem meum, et dimitte omnia peccata mea — Look upon my humility and my labor, and forgive [ ... ]Read more...