St. Michael and All Angels
We seek to be a light of Christ in the community, where all are welcome to experience God's love and blessings.

Sermons

Death is never an easy reality to face. It is often unexpected, but some of the most challenging situations arise when a group knows that a beloved member of their community will die. Such a dynamic is depicted in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, in which the family goes to great lengths to hide a terminal diagnosis from their beloved grandmother. The film is a touching and comedic depiction of their

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Old Turtle and the Broken Truth is written by Douglas Wood and illustrated by Jon J Muth. Permission was given by Scholastic to read the book in its entirety and to livestream the reading.

Good old Doubting Thomas returns today – as I predicted he would. And today Jesus challenges the disciples in a new way. He says, “Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; but if you do not, then believe me because of the works themselves” (Jn 14:11). To believe involves more than intellectual agreement. It involves committing the whole self to the care of God. It is a

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Today is traditionally called Good Shepherd Sunday. We’ve got a slew of shepherd, sheep, and gate metaphors in our readings today. And I think most of them are lost on the majority of us, as we tend to value innovation, technology, and industry more than sheep. We don’t learn much about sheep or shepherding in school. But then again, it seems that the Pharisees didn’t either – just look

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“My Lord and my God!” I’ve always loved this story about Thomas – particularly because truth be told, I think I’d be the one right with Thomas asking to see proof. Having started my post-high school education with a degree in electrical engineering, my brain is wired to want to see the proof, the results, the data. And then, in obtaining my Master’s degree in education, I had to

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