Category Archives: Christmas

Of Christ’s Inn and Shepherds

An Advent Retreat with George Herbert, Day Twenty: Christmas Eve George Herbert wrote a poem named Christmas and so we will close our Advent retreat with it, anticipating the late evening Christ Mass and the celebration on Christmas Day. Christmas … Continue reading

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Resources for Worship – The Second Sunday of Christmas, January 3, 2021

These are worship resources for the Second Sunday of Christmas Day, January 3, 2021. The resources are gathered from a variety of sources and, while assembled mainly for The Anglican Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, on the island … Continue reading

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John 1.14: Καὶ ὁ λόγος σὰρξ ἐγένετο . . .

This is a Sermon I Preached on Christmas Day over a year ago, on December 25, 2019 11:00 amat The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete. I am only getting it finished now . . . The … Continue reading

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Through Advent With The Apocalypse: 24/12 – (26) Behold, The Lamb of God!

This Advent, in the Year of the Great Pandemic 2020, it seems appropriate to look at The Apocalypse – that is, The Revelation of John. This is the last of twenty-six short reflections. Tomorrow is Christmas Day, in which we … Continue reading

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Resources for Worship – Christmas Day 2020, the Year of the Great Pandemic

These are worship resources for Christmas Day, December 25, 2020. The resources are gathered from a variety of sources and, while assembled mainly for The Anglican Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, on the island of Crete in Greece, … Continue reading

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Resources for Worship – A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas

These are resources for a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, which we will have on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020 at 11:00 am. The resources are gathered from a variety of sources and, while assembled mainly … Continue reading

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Some Reflections on the Political Murder of Innocents

A Sermon Preached on The First Sunday of Christmas at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete December 29, 2019 11:00 am The readings (according to the Common Worship lectionary of the Church of England, which diverges … Continue reading

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The Christmas You Need: Choose from Five

Ah, the Christmas story. We’ve seen it in pageants, in children’s Christmas books, in movies telling the story, narrated in Christmas carols, and parodied by Monty Python and thousands of others. We think we know it. And yet, when we … Continue reading

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