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Lectionary Sermon for 23 October 2016 on Luke 18: 9-14 (Proper 25C / Ordinary 30C / Pentecost +23

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector is a familiar story to many. Here is this self obsessed Pharisee placing himself in a prominent position in front of the crowd and praying … Continue reading

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A Group Study on Religious Ethics in Daily LIfe

Religious Ethics in Daily Life The following notes are essentially inspired by and developed as part commentary on the views of Rabbi Marc Gellman and Monsignor Thomas Hartman from their article on Religious Ethics in Daily Life in Religion For … Continue reading

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Sermon for Christ the King (Year C) Sunday, 20 November 2016 on Luke 23: 33-43

Christ the King and the Unnoticed Victim I remember reading a news bulletin telling me that a badly injured man covered in blood was ignored by passing motorists after crashing his car down a bank. Evidently, the driver, travelling alone towards New … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 27 October 2013 on Luke 18: 9-14 (Proper 25C / Ordinary 30C / Pentecost +23

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector is a familiar story to many. Here is this self obsessed Pharisee placing himself in a prominent position in front of the crowd and praying … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 2 June 2013 Year C Pr 4 Luke 7:1-10

The early cowboy films may have been short on camera trickery but at least you knew how to tell the good guys from the bad. There was a simple code. The good guys wore the white Stetsons. The bad guys … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 13 January 2013: The Baptism of Christ based on Luke 3: 15 – 22

Roger Fenn, who I believe started the Fenn School, in Concord in the United States, used to enjoy telling the story of how, as a young boy, he had been present at the baptism of some relative, and thinking it inspiring, he … Continue reading

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