Category Archives: Sermons

“The Issue Before Us Is Death” – The Rev’d Chris Hedges

  In addition to giving the John Albert Hall lecture at the University of Victoria this past month, the journalist Chris Hedges, preached at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, British Columbia, on January 20, 2019. I am told that some … Continue reading

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Nunc Dimittis: Beyond “Lord, Now Lettest Thou Thy Servant Depart In Peace”

A Sermon preached on the Feast of The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (commonly called Candlemas) at St. Thomas, Kefalas, 11:00 am Feb 3, 2018 (transferred from Feb 2).   Perhaps the most beautiful setting among many beautiful setting … Continue reading

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The Shortest Sermon Ever

A sermon preached on The Fourth Sunday of the Epiphany at the Anglican Church of St. Thomas, Kefalas, Crete, Greece, 11:00 am January 27, 2018. 2 minutes, 42 seconds. Musicologists, using the power of computing, analyzed the top-rated, best-selling hit … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine: The Miracle of Generosity

A sermon preached on The Third Sunday of the Epiphany at St. Thomas, Kefalas, Crete,  11:00 am January 20, 2019. Mla the Crow and Athanasius the Alpaca were making their way to St. Thomas’s Church in Kefalas, when Mla asked, … Continue reading

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Wade In The Water

A sermon preached for The Second Sunday of the Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ at the Anglican Church of St. Thomas, Kefalas, Crete, Greece, 11:00 am January 13, 2019. Do you know your birthdate? Well, of course you do. You … Continue reading

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The Epiphany (Yesterday’s Sermon)

A Sermon preached at the Anglican Church of St. Thomas, Kefalas, Crete, Greece 11:00 am January 6, 2018 So, have you taken down the Christmas tree? Have you got all your Christmas decorations put away? The tradition is, of course, … Continue reading

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Truth Considered as a Holy Currency

This morning I want to talk about truth. It is in the readings for today. In the gospel reading from John Thomas discovers the truth of the resurrection. He hears the other disciples telling him that Jesus had appeared to … Continue reading

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