Quinquagesima Sunday

Following the Saviour Saint Luke 18:31-43 The Gesima Sundays, of which today is the third and final, have been serving to prepare you for the start of the season of Lent, which begins this week on Ash Wednesday. Today, to give you a little extra push toward the cross of Good Friday, the culmination of[…]

Sexagesima Sunday

The Loving Purpose of God For You Saint Luke 8:4-15 In today’s Old Testament Reading we hear the Lord God, speaking through the prophet Isaiah, and saying, “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed[…]

Septuagesima

The Wages of Grace Saint Matthew 20:1-16 God be praised that you all know that salvation is a completely unmerited gift from God, given solely because of His love for the sinners of this world—sinners like you and me, through His dear Son, our Lord Jesus. I say God be praised that you know this[…]

Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord

The Glory of the Cross Saint Matthew 17:1-9 Today, dear friends, is Transfiguration Sunday. It’s called that because of what the Holy Gospel appointed for this day says happened to Jesus when He went up on a high mountain with the disciples Peter, James, and John. It says that He was transfigured before them. But[…]