Tag: sermon


chosen


  Baptismal scene from St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Denver which was, at one time, the reredos of St. Martin's Chapel of St. John's Cathedral, Denver   Sermon for January 8, 2017  The Rev. Canon Charles LaFond, Saint John’s Cathedral, Denver, CO And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he...

shine


“Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved.” Says our psalm today – three times in such a short passage.  Over and over and over again.   “Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved”   Joseph.  Could he sense...

a place of holding-together: advent


  Twilight is a time for questions before sunrise. Advent, like twilight - is an in-between-time.  It falls between the light – the green color of regular time and the bright white – the light - of Christmas and Epiphany’s bright star. We approximate the color of Advent’s twilight with...

raising a church from death


A sermon to launch the ground-breaking of a $10 million home for 50 homeless people in Denver at Saint John’s Cathedral and with The Saint Francis Center for the Homeless. The Rev. Canon Charles LaFond, June 5, 2016 Jesus is walking with hundreds of his followers- a large crowd- at...