Return to the Lord

February 17, 2021 Ash Wednesday Matthew 6:1-6. 16-21, Joel 2:1-2, 12-17                 Have you ever found yourself in a situation you regret?                 Have you ever wished that you could change the outcome of a recent event in your life?                 Returning to the scene of the crime, if you want to call it that,… Continue reading Return to the Lord

Create in Me a Clean Heart

February 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. These words from Psalm 51 this evening should sound familiar. It is one of the songs we quite often use for our offering. We’ll have the opportunity to sing it in just… Continue reading Create in Me a Clean Heart

We Are Marked

Ash Wednesday Homily, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21   We are a marked people! From our baptisms when we are marked with the cross of Christ forever, to our deaths where we are returned, earth to earth, ashes to ashes. We are marked in our daily walk and in our actions. We are marked by our professions, whether… Continue reading We Are Marked