Category Archives: Miscellaneous

The Baby in the Manger

Many families, including my own, are in the process of setting up our Nativity scenes.  The center of most Nativity scenes is the baby in the manger. I find the figure of the baby in the manger particularly meaningful this … Continue reading

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Homily for my granddaughter’s baptism

I was honored and blessed to baptize my granddaughter, Rey Dorothea, into the family of Christ over the Thanksgiving weekend.  This is the homily from the service. In the Name of God, who has taught us that whoever receives a … Continue reading

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Funeral Homily for the Rev. Deacon Lucinda “Pete” Dempesy-Sims

In the name of our loving God. Amen She would not live to be a fine old age. Our beloved Pete has left us much too soon, and we all feel cheated. Cheated of the years together and the good … Continue reading

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