“Spirituality” A sermon for Pentecost

“Spirituality” isn’t a nebulous concept. Spirituality is specific. It refers to God’s Spirit, living with us. That very wind which blew over the waters of creation, that wisdom which brings depth to God's followers, that Spirit of truth and justice which was upon Jesus as he proclaimed good news to the poor.

Thomas, Romero, and the Importance of Doubt

http://soundcloud.com/holy-communion-ucity/thomas-romero-and-the-importance-of-doubt-1?in=holy-communion-ucity/sets/sermons Today’s Gospel tells the story of Thomas Didymus, Thomas the Twin, but we call him by another name…”Doubting Thomas.” Thomas didn’t find belief in the resurrection easy. What does it mean to believe in the resurrection? Belief is the crux of this story. “Blessed are those who have not seen, and yet believe, says … Continue reading Thomas, Romero, and the Importance of Doubt

Liturgy for Lent: Saints and Sanctified Time

Mike: Today is one of the most important Feast days for my own faith. March 24th is the celebration of Archbishop Oscar Romero in the Episcopal Church, marking the day of his martyrdom in 1980. I’ve marched through the streets of San Salvador with friends from the Anglican Church of El Salvador many times to … Continue reading Liturgy for Lent: Saints and Sanctified Time