Fasting won’t save you

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 25:31-46  In each week leading up to Great and Holy Lent we are reminded of the key themes of the Lenten struggle.  Last week we heard the parable of the prodigal son and we learned of the gracious mercy and forgiveness that God our Father […]

The first time Jesus preached

The reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 4:12-17 Whenever an architect begins a building project he must always start with one question. Whenever a coach is dealing with young athletes he must begin with the same question. Whenever a skilled piano instructor takes a new pupil her first concern will be the […]