Sermons by Father Keith Dalby

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Good Friday 2019: The Sealing of the New Covenant


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


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


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 […]

March 17 2019 Lent 2: Transfigured Life


Luke 9:28-36. In another familiar passage, the Transfiguration, Fr. Keith explores how this event in the life of Jesus is not only instructive for who Jesus is, but who we are, and our ultimate destination.

Christmas 1 December 30: The Holy Family and Modern Family


The Holy Family is a model for our earthly families and how we relate to God. The Holy family worshipped God together, and so we need to as well. It does not do well to separate the family into their constituent parts, children and parents, and deal with them separately. We need to have a […]