Betrayed, Spy Wednesday 2017

Holy Wednesday is called Spy Wednesday because this is the day, tradition holds, that Judas went to betray Jesus to the High Priests.     The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Jn 13:21-32.   Listen:

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Palm Sunday 2017

Morsels & Stories: I talked about the anti-semitism that some of the Good Friday rubrics are responding to.  I used some of the suggestions in Amy Jill Levine’s The Misunderstood Jew. Sermon: There were two parades entering Jerusalem that day.  And a whole other group of people plotting and scheming.  How do we understand where […]

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I have seen the Lord! Easter 2016

Morsels & Stories: Why colour Easter eggs?  I tell the story of Mary Magdalene’s red eggs.   Sermon: Mary runs to tell the apostles, “I have seen the Lord!”  Just as Mary, Hannah, and Miriam also proclaimed God’s miracles.   The lessons for today be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with John […]

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A Day for Pain, Good Friday 2016

Today we commemorate Jesus’s death on the cross, an agonizing death on a day full of pain.       The lessons can be found by clicking here.         Listen:

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Ready? Maundy Thursday 2016

We remember a meal which remembered a meal.  Are we ready for what follows?     The lessons for tonight can be found by clicking here.  I worked with Ex 12:1–4, (5–10), 11–14 and Jn 13:1–17, 31b–35.       Listen:  

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Waiting, Good Friday 2015

(The device I use to record sermons failed on Friday. I have several minutes recorded of absolutely nothing. I’m mildly stepping up the research for it’s replacement. Fortunately, I have a manuscript of almost exactly what I said.) The lessons can be found by clicking here. Today Jesus dies. Today we watch and wait. We […]

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Come to Jesus’ Table, Maundy Thursday 2015

This is the day we remember the first eucharist, the first time bread and wine became something more, and every one who was there. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with John 13:1-17, 31b-35.   Listen:

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Binding, Maundy Thursday 2014

Here we are bound, in eternity, to each other, to Christ. Listen:   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

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Darkest Hour, Palm Sunday 2014

Things started so well… Listen: If you are interested in the colleague I mention, her twitter feed is @AmberBelldene. Information about her books, her blog, and more information about being a priest who writes romance can be found at amberbelldene.com.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 26:14-27:66.

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