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Part of a Larger Plan
12.18.2022
Part of a Larger Plan

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

If on the Fourth Sunday of Advent and then again at Christmas we usually hear about Mary, this year we hear about Joseph. And while there is much we could say about Joseph, the lectionary, by the passages it places alongside today’s reading from Matthew, wants us to see something else.

Deuteronomy: The Sequel
12.4.2022
Deuteronomy: The Sequel

Homily for the Second Sunday of Advent

Whether you like to watch Duck Dynasty or Downton Abbey, whether your television tastes are Ozark or Outer Banks, whether you like Star Trek or Star Wars, we all like a sequel; we all like to know what happens next...

The Virtue of Prudence
11.27.2022
The Virtue of Prudence

Homily for the First Sunday of Advent

For some the answer is simple: because any act of sexual relations outside marriage is intrinsically wrong, what she did was wrong. For others, the case is not so straightforward...

Christ on the Cross
11.20.2022
Christ on the Cross

Homily for the Last Sunday after Pentecost

Luke’s account of the crucifixion that we just heard is different from the other evangelists’ accounts. For example in Luke (and only in Luke) “the people” (and not just the soldiers or the scribes and Pharisees, but “the people”) “stood by, watching.” In Luke (and only in Luke) Jesus prays, “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.”

Around and Between the Gaps
11.13.2022
Around and Between the Gaps

Homily for the Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

Her hawk always came back—but each time letting the hawk go risked that the hawk would not return and risked rekindling in that sense of “holes. Absences. Losses. Things that were there and are no longer...

Most of the homilies are given by the Rector, the Rev. Todd L. Miller. All others are delivered by homilists as noted. Please consider coming to Trinity some Sunday for a visit!