Sermons from 2019

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Easter 2 May 5 2019: God is Light

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In this sermon based on 1John 1:1-5 Fr. Keith reflects on the reality that God is light. This has important ramifications for us in how we behave towards one another. John and the disciples really saw, heard, and touched the risen Jesus and now we are also invited to see hear, and touch the risen […]

Good Friday 2019: The Sealing of the New Covenant

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All through Holy Week Fr. Keith has been reflecting on these events through the lens of the Feasts of Israel. In his Good Friday message he reflects on how Jesus inaugurates a New Covenant with God’s people and this covenant is sealed with his blood.

Maundy Thursday 2019 Institution of the Last Supper

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When Jesus sits down and has his final meal with his disciples before his crucifixion, he is doing much more than having a “last meal.” In this Passover meal Jesus injects new meaning that transitions the Jewish Passover meal of Exodus into the Christian Last Supper for the Forgiveness of Sins. When we eat the […]

Palm Sunday: From acclamation to condemnation

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The story of Palm Sunday is another enigmatic day. We have two Gospels, the Palm Gospel when we reflect on the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, and then the main Gospel which highlights the rejection of Jesus by the same crowds who acclaimed him earlier in the week, and his resultant crucifixion. Why this […]