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Lectionary Reflection: The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

By Peter Grace

Friday, October 20

Isaiah 45:1-7; Psalm 96:1-9; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22 Today’s readings encompass two very different emperors: Cyrus, God’s instrument in liberating and repatriating the exiled Jews, and Tiberius, whose image is inscribed on the coinage...

In the Face of Fire

By Kelly Costello

Friday, October 13

Cathedral dean Malcolm Clemens Young preached this sermon at a special Evensong dedicated to those affected by the California wildfires on Thursday, October 13. Please help us support fire victims by bringing a Safeway or Target...

Lectionary Reflection: The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

By Benjamin Miralles

Friday, October 13

Isaiah 25:1-9; Psalm 23, Phil. 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14 Rejoice in the LORD, always; again, I will say, Rejoice! One common thread one finds in today’s readings is the disposition of being joyful. In Paul’s letter...

Our Prayerful Response to the California Fires

By Kelly Costello

Wednesday, October 11

October 10, 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Over the last few nights we have been kept awake by the sharp smell of smoke in the air and with worries for family, friends, neighbors and strangers suffering as...

Lectionary Reflection: The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

By Connie Holmes

Friday, October 6

Isaiah 5:1-7; Phil. 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46 We live close to lush, verdant and fruitful vineyards — an important part of the culture and economy of the Bay Area. The vineyard is a familiar image and...

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