Sermon – The Feast of Mary 2021

Any liturgy associated with Mary seems bound to be littered with words such as ‘obedience’, ‘humility’ and ‘lowliness’’. Presumably the ‘lowliness’ comes from Mary’s song, The Magnificat,: for he has regarded the lowliness of his handmaiden’. But if you look at this passage in the original Greek, the word is ‘humiliation’. This word is used…Continue reading Sermon – The Feast of Mary 2021

Sermon Proper 13 Year B 2021

Proper 13 2021 It wouldn’t be an exaggeration for me to say that I spent several hours contemplating today’s Gospel  before I even began to think about writing my sermon. I really struggle with this passage from John. I struggle because Jesus seems to berate the crowd who followed him. They were poor folk who…Continue reading Sermon Proper 13 Year B 2021