Candlemas and change

Sermon for Candlemas: Epiphany 4 Year C, 30 January 2022 Readings: Malachi 3.1-5; Luke 2.22-40 Like Simeon, may I grow old in hope and in wonder.  Like Anna, may I be in love with you all my days.  May I be open to truth, open to surprises.  May I let your Spirit into my life. Continue reading “Candlemas and change”

Jesus’ manifesto

Sermon for 23 January 2022, Epiphany 3 Year C Readings: Psalm 19.1-6; Luke 4.14-21 As we travel through the season of Epiphany, we consider those first revelations of Christ leading to the start of his ministry. We began with the visit of the Magi, whose adoration and symbolic gifts demonstrated that the salvation significance andContinue reading “Jesus’ manifesto”

The Wedding at Cana

Sermon for 16 January 2022, Epiphany 2 Year C Readings: Psalm 36.5-10; John 2:1-11 The wedding at Cana – that is, when Jesus turned water into wine – is the first miracle that we see Jesus doing in the Gospel of John. In this Gospel, the evangelist uses Jesus’ miracles as ‘signs’ which reveal hisContinue reading “The Wedding at Cana”