The work that faith requires

 The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 9:27-35 In today’s gospel reading we hear about the healing of two blind men. This is an amazing physical miracle but as Christians we recognize that the greater miracle is of a spiritual nature. When the Lord was walking He heard two blind men calling […]

Why Confess?

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 9:1-8 and the Epistle is St. James 5:10-20 Coincidentally or perhaps by the grace of Our Lord and savior Jesus Christ, our readings today fit quite nicely with the theme of this year’s clergy symposium.  The theme was “…for the sick and the suffering”: Medicine, […]

A battle for hearts and minds

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 16:13-19 Everyone is selling something, every religion wants to add new devotees to their ranks. But religions and ideologies are not just interested in people as numbers, they want their hearts and minds. They want you to see the world through their eyes. Turn on […]