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Our technological achievements are not evil, as some extremists say they are. Pope Pius XII, back in the mid-1950s, when I was in seminary, said that modern technology is a tool of the Spirit of God that had the potential to bring the peoples of the world together in mutual respect and love as never before. 592 more words


Ascension Sunday 2017


     One of the greatest honors yet at the same time, one of the greatest difficulties of my ministry is walking with people towards death. No one wants to hear that their life is almost over, but there’s something very beautiful about having the opportunity to prepare. 831 more words


Homily for the Ascension 2017

C. S. Lewis, who is perhaps best known for his Chronicles of Narnia, was also a profound Christian thinker. Reading the Chronicles of Narnia aware of Lewis’ faith transforms those well-loved children’s stories into a rich narrative of the Christian life. 1,133 more words


God’s map and GPS

Sermon 28 May 2017  (Easter 7)

God’s map and GPS by Fr. Dana

  • The call is not the vision
  • The call is our origin; the vision is our destination…
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A sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter (Sunday after Ascension), Year A

Prepared for Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA

Lectionary Readings… 1,445 more words


Can Worship be Mixed with Doubt? - Francis Alvarez, SJ

Matthew 28:16-20, Solemnity of the Ascension

In our Gospel today, the eleven disciples climb a mountain to meet the risen Jesus, and we read, “When they saw him, they worshiped, but they doubted” (Matthew 28:17). 847 more words

Evangelist: Matthew