Ash Wednesday 2018

Dear friends in Christ, every year at the time of the Christian Passover we celebrate our redemption through the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Lent is a time to prepare for this celebration and to renew our life in the paschal mystery. We begin this holy season by remembering our need for […]

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Ash Wednesday 2017

The Gospel for Ash Wednesday begins with, perhaps, the most Anglican verse, “Beware of practicing your piety before others.”  But Jesus is getting at a lot more than where we pray.     The lessons for Ash Wednesday can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21     Listen:

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God’s Dust, Ash Wednesday 2015

“Remember you are dust, and to dust you will return.” Ash Wednesday is a bit morbid, and a reminder that God has always know we are dust, from the very beginning.   The lessons can be found by clicking here. Listen:

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Dustiness, Ash Wednesday 2014

“Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return.” Listen: The lessons can be found by clicking here.

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Ash Wednesday, 2013

The lessons for Ash Wednesday can be found by clicking here. I worked with The Exhortation. “If it ain’t about Jesus, then it ain’t about nothing at all.” With all due apologies to everyone who successfully taught me grammar, it’s worth remembering. Because Lent should be all about Jesus. (There will be a few moments […]

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Ash Wednesday, 2012

The lessons for Ash Wednesday can be found here. I worked most closely with Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21. Lent is a time for re-examination and repentance. One tool for helping with this is a Rule of Life. Also I mention funny trivia about Benedict and the Benedictine Rule. (There will be a few moments of silence […]

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Ash Wednesday, 2011

The lessons can be found by clicking here. An Ash Wednesday sermon Click to listen: Ash Wednesday, 2011

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