Sermon: Feast of the Holy Innocents 2023

Jeremiah 31:15-17 Revelation 21:1-7 Matthew 2:13-18 Psalm 124 The Collect We remember today, O God, the slaughter of the holy innocents of Bethlehem by King Herod. Receive, we pray, into the arms of your mercy all innocent victims; and by your great might frustrate the designs of evil tyrants and establish your rule of justice, love, and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in

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Sermon: Advent 4 Year B: Mary, God’s house

Icon of Mary with Jesus visible in the center

Advent 4 Year B Mary, God’s House 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Canticle 15 The Song of Mary Luke 1:26-38 The collect Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. —— 9 months

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Sermon: Advent 2 Year B: Prepare the way of the Lord

Isaiah 40:1-11 2 Peter 3:8-15a Mark 1:1-8 Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 The Collect Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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Sermon: Advent 1 Year B – Advent Hope

Isaiah 64:1-9 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Mark 13:24-37 Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 The Collect Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the

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