Archive for July 2010

IX Pentecost

Readings are here Sometimes I think we say the Lord’s Prayer so frequently we race over the meaning and mumble the words. Today I encourage you to read it through slowly, savoring each phrase. Or perhaps reading it in other translations/paraphrases will help see the fullness of the prayer that Jesus offers his followers: THE…

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VIII Pentecost

Readings are here. Every time this Gospel about Mary and Martha come around, I cringe. It seems to be a set up to pit women against one another using Jesus as the instigator. I know that in the time of the reading it was shocking for Jesus to go to the home of 2 unaccompanied…

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VI Pentecost

Readings are here. The Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori preached last week on what I tried to say this Sunday morning – On Freedom:On June 27 Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland, in the morning, and at evensong at St. Michael and All Angels in Christchurch. The readings…

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