Category Archives: Saints

The Season after Pentecost: Proper 21, Year A

True righteousness Exodus 17:1-17 Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 Philippians 2:1-13 Matthew 21:23-32 In these days of early autumn the parables of Jesus from Matthew’s gospel seem to pile on, one after the other. They are not only histories of confrontation between … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday of Easter: Year A

Knowing the Risen Christ through faith Acts of the Apostles 2:14a, 22-32 Psalm 16 1 Peter 1:3-9 John 20:19-31 We may not see the risen Christ but we will know the risen Christ as we gather in faith-filled community on … Continue reading

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The Third Sunday of Easter: Year C

Appearances Acts of the Apostles 9:1-6 (7-20) Psalm 30 Revelation 5:11-14 John 21:1-19 John continues this week in sharing stories about the resurrection appearances of Jesus. However, if we jump to today’s New Testament reading, we realize that appearances were … Continue reading

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The Feast of All Saints – Year B

And They Shall Live Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9 Psalm 24 Revelation 21:1-6a John 11:32-44 All Saints Day (November 1) may also be commemorated on the following Sunday. This feast day differs from all other saints’ days as on this day … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Day: Year A – November 6, 2011

Hungering for righteousness Revelation 7:9-17 Psalm 34:1-10, 22 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12 All Saints celebrates the baptized people of God, living and dead, who are the body of Christ. As November heralds the dying of the landscape in many … Continue reading

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Pentecost – June 12, 2011

The gift of the Holy Spirit empowers Christians for ministry in the world. Acts of the Apostles 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 104:25-35, 37 Romans 8:22-27 John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 God has opened the hearts of the faithful people by sending … Continue reading

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King Kamehameha & Queen Emma

  November 28   Psalm 97:1-2,7-12 Proverbs 21:1-3 Acts 17:22-31 Matthew 25:31-40 In the 1790’s, a marooned English sailor married the daughter of a Hawaiian chieftain, thus establishing the family to which Emma Rooke was born two generations later. Kamehameha … Continue reading

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