Sermon, 1/16/22: Means of Communication

2 Epiphany Psalm 36:5 – 10 Isaiah 62:1 – 5 I Corinthians 12:1 – 11 John 2:1 – 11 His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”  John 2:5 This pandemic which seems not to want to release anytime soon its hold on our lives, has brought many changes into our lives, …

Letter 1/16/22

Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. James, The world’s problem has been solved.  Without naming the classical music station to which I am always tuned, I, along with countless other listeners, learned from a program announcer that January is the most difficult month in our calendar year!  On the one hand, I breathed a sigh …

Sermon, 1/9/2021: Tempus fugit!

Epiphany Psalm 29 Isaiah 43:1 – 7 Acts 8:14 – 17 Luke 3:15 – 17, 21 – 22 Where does one fit in? A voice from heaven said, ‘You are my Son, the Beloved, with you I am well pleased. Luke 3.22 ‘Tempus fugit,’ said the ancient Virgil (Georgics. Bk. 3, line 284) The Englishman …

Letter, 1/9/22

Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. James, During a conversation recently with an old friend—this friend, like me, qualifies under both definitions and usages of “old—a conversation dominated by a discussion of C19, I suggested that we should be of great cheer, as the length of daylight hours is increasing notably. She responded that she …