The Wrathful Love of God

November 16, 2014, based on Zephaniah 1:7,12-18; Psalm 90:1-12; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; and Matthew 25:14-30. Fr. Matthew Kemp “You’re in trouble now.” We have all heard those words at some point, whether from the mouth of someone else or from within ourselves. We heard them as children when we were caught in the act of…

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We’re All in This Together

October 26, 2014, based on Leviticus Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18; Psalm 1; and Matthew 22:34-46 Matthew Kemp, Director of Christian Education and Outreach Ever since my first introduction to it in fourth grade, I have enjoyed the stories of Greek mythology.  One of my favorites is the story of the Trojan War.  A key episode of…

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How to Attend a Banquet

October 12, 2014, based on Matthew 22:1-14 Matthew Kemp, Director of Christian Education and Outreach Today’s Gospel consists of a rather interesting parable of Jesus. It begins like many of his parables do: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to…” But this parable has a number of surprising twists: the refusal of a lavish…

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