“O God, who made this most holy night to shine with the glory of the Lord’s resurrection: Stir up in your Church that Spirit of adoption which is given to us in Baptism, that we, being renewed both in body and mind, may worship you in sincerity and truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.”

Remember How He Told You …

An Easter sermon preached at St. Francis by the Lake, Canyon Lake, TX The lectionary readings for Easter are here. Alleluia, Christ is Risen! <The Lord is Risen, Indeed! Alleluia> Oh, good, you remembered! And although each Sunday we celebrated the Resurrection of our Lord, today, Easter Sunday, we remember the very first Easter. DoContinue reading “Remember How He Told You …”

Living Seasonally

Hi, Y’all! How are you on this blessed Tuesday? It’s a good time for a coffee break and conversation, don’t you think? In the church tradition I participate in, Easter like Christmas is celebrated as a season not just a day. We refer to the time from Easter Day until Pentecost as Eastertide. This spiritualContinue reading “Living Seasonally”

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! “Early in the morning on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone was moved away from the entrance. She ran at once to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, breathlesslyContinue reading “Alleluia! Christ is Risen!”