The Day of Pentecost

  By Deacon Buck Close The Day of Pentecost John 14:8-17 9 June 2019
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The Sixth Sunday of Easter

By Deacon Buck Close The Sixth Sunday of Easter John 14:23-29 26 May 2019
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The Fourth Sunday of Easter

  By Deacon Buck Close The Fourth Sunday of Easter Psalm 23 12 May 2019
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The Second Sunday of Easter

By Deacon Buck Close The Second Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31 28 April 2019
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Year C, Advent 3

By Deacon Buck Close Year C, Advent 3 Luke 3:7-18 16 December 2018
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“Whoever Is Not Against Us Is for Us”

By Deacon Buck Close The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proper 21(B) September 30, 2018 Mark 9:38-50 “Whoever is not against us is for us.” When the apostle John sees someone who is not of their group casting out demons in the name of Jesus, he is annoyed and reports to Jesus...
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Michaelmas 2017

September 24, 2017 By Deacon Buck Close Today we celebrate – 5 days early – the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, also known as Michaelmas. I was reminded how generally unknown this feast is in this country outside our small corner of Anglicanism by the reaction of our new...
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Low Sunday Yr. C – Quasimodo Sunday

Easter 1 – Low Sunday 2016 Deacon Buck Close I learned something interesting recently. In addition to being called Low Sunday, this Sunday is sometimes referred to as Quasimodo Sunday. No, I am not kidding. To quote that eminent church scholar Wikipedia, The name Quasimodo came...
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Palm Sunday Yr. C – Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

Palm Sunday 2016 Year C Deacon Buck Close My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Doesn’t this anguished cry from Jesus give us pause? What do we make of his obvious sense of abandonment? Where is his Father when Jesus really needs him? How can God feel forsaken? As a boy,...
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