Katharine Jefferts Schori

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 00:00

Today, Jacob would probably be sent to a sleep lab, to see if apnea is causing his frequent midnight disturbances.  One night he wrestles with an angel and wakes up with a dislocated hip.  In today’s account he sleeps on a rock and has wild dreams...

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 00:00

We thank you that by water and the Holy Spirit you have bestowed upon these your servants the forgiveness of sin, and have raised them to the new life of grace. Sustain them, O Lord, in your Holy Spirit. Give them an inquiring and discerning heart...

Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 00:00

It is a joy and delight to be welcomed into this congregation like a member of the family!  I feel even more like a member of the family because of the great adventure we had last night on the way from the airport, with a flat tire.  You have...

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 00:00

If you were going to describe the kingdom of God, what sort of story would you tell?  Can you see that goal we’re aiming for?  What’s your image of that kingdom come, on earth as it is in heaven? The hints Jesus offers in this morning’s gospel draw...

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 00:00

The recent decision of the Church of England to finally open the doors for women bishops has brought great rejoicing.  It’s also brought reflections about – what else – what these new bishops should wear.  A NYT editorial titled “Give us a Bishop...

Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 00:00

It is very good to be with you again – and to be here with you!  It’s hard to believe that it’s been six years since we gathered at St. Michael and All Angels.  Your journey has been a long one, and in addition to grief and some despair at the...

Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 00:00

It is very good to be with you again – and to be here with you!  It’s hard to believe that it’s been six years since we gathered at St. Michael and All Angels.  Your journey has been a long one, and in addition to grief and some despair at the...

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 00:00

Hello, EYE!  This body has gathered from many parts of The Episcopal Church – Taiwan, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Virgin Islands, and 82 dioceses in the United States.  We speak many different languages and we come in many shapes, sizes, colors,...

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 00:00

Last weekend I participated in a memorial pilgrimage for St. Alban.  He died about 1800 years ago, as the first martyr in England.  The Romans were hunting down Christians and had heard that Alban was sheltering a priest, who had taught him about...

Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 00:00

Not peace but a sword.  I thought shalom was the name of the game.  Yet here Jesus says he’s come to set one person up against another, and he tells his followers they’re going to find enemies among their closest relatives.  He gives the clear...

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