Sunday Thoughts for Advent 1

The Lord be with you This coming Sunday (Dec. 2) is the First Sunday of Advent (some say “in” Advent). While the difference between “in” and “of” is significant during Lent, it isn’t during Advent. I choose the word “of” simply because it is the excruciating correct selection. (Ask me

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Sunday Thoughts for November 25

The Lord be with you This coming Sunday (November 25) is the Last Sunday of the Church Year. On some church calendars, it is known also as Christ the King Sunday. We will be using Matins for our liturgy. This will be the last time we use Matins for awhile.

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Thanksgiving (Eve) Thoughts

The Lord be with you This coming Wednesday, November 21, is Thanksgiving Eve. While Thanksgiving is a national holiday, not a liturgical one, it is always appropriate for the Church to give thanks to the Lord our God for the many blessings he showers upon us. Therefore most of our

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Sunday Thoughts for November 18

The Lord be with you This coming Sunday will be the Twenty Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. It is also November 18. The church year is rapidly coming to its end. As it traditional, the readings for the last two or three Sunday’s in the Church Year focus on End Times

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