Lifting the Veil – a sermon

Our Epistle lesson for Transfiguration Sunday came from 2 Corinthians. In that reading, St. Paul makes a surprising use of an Old Testament story from the book of Exodus to make his point about the central message of the entire Bible. This message examines Paul’s thought.

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We Remember Silas, co-worker of Peter and Paul

Commemoration of Silas, Fellow Worker of St. Peter and St. Paul February 10 The Lord be with you Timothy had delivered Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians but Silas (also known as Silvanus) delivered his second letter. Apparently Silas had become Paul’s new deputy. He plays an important role in

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We Remember Jacob (Israel)

Commemoration of Jacob (Israel), Patriarch February 5 The Lord be with you February 5 has been set aside to remember Jacob (Israel) on our liturgical calendar. Jacob, the third of the three Hebrew patriarchs, was the younger of the twin sons of Isaac and Rebekah. After wrestling with the Angel

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