Sermons by Father Keith Dalby

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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 […]

Advent 2 2018 Stuck in the Queue Sermon at 0800


One of the messages in Advent is about changing direction. Sometimes we get stuck where we are in our relationship with God, and Advent is a great opportunity to reflect on that, and hopefully change direction and get to our destination, new life in Christ.

1John Keep yourself from Idols


1John 5:16-21 contain some of the most enigmatic writings of the NT, including v 21, Keep yourselves from idols. These last verses of the letter sum up much of the contents and reason for the letter and make it one of the most interesting to read. Here we are reminded of the reality of sin, […]

1John Holy Communion our Connection with Gods Love


1John4:15-5:15 reminds us of the love of God we need to have with one another and with God through the Incarnation, death and resurrection of Jesus. The best audio visual we have of that is the Eucharist or Holy Communion. We need to live out our love of God and one another through the Sacrament […]