Tag Archives: hagiology

The Testimony of the Saints

Towards the end of the Christian Calendar year, on November 1st, we find the last major holiday: All Saints’ Day.  The second half of October leads up to this day with three other Saints’ days: St. Luke the Evangelist (October … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day (remembrance day)

Separated by ten days, the Church’s feast of All Saints (Nov. 1st) and the State’s holiday of Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11th) have a lot in common.  Both are opportunities in the course of otherwise-ordinary life when our community at large … Continue reading

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Welcome to God’s Family!

Welcome to God’s family!  Yes, that’s the whole sermon in one sentence – welcome to God’s family. Everything else that follows is detail on what that means. Specifically, we’re looking at these six verses from Romans 8, which are like … Continue reading

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Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

Among all the internet memes I’ve been bombarded with over the years, some of the most precious ones have been made by Christians about Santa.  Specifically, about Saint Nicholas.  A quick Google Search will yield lots of examples.  And, unlike … Continue reading

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St. Andrew’s Day

(30 November) The Collect: ALMIGHTY God, who did give such grace unto your holy Apostle Saint Andrew, that he readily obeyed the calling of your Son Jesus Christ, and followed him without delay: Grant unto us all, that we, being … Continue reading

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Church Unity: Who are these?

The hymn I’m offering today is not as well known, but we did actually sing it at my church last year on All Saints’ Sunday.  It’s basically a question-and-answer song, with two verses of questions and three verses of answers.  … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Day

(1 November) The Collect: O ALMIGHTY God, who has knit together your elect in one communion and fellowship, in the mystical body of your Son Christ our Lord: grant us grace so to follow your blessed Saints in all virtuous … Continue reading

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