Palm Sunday Sermon

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“Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord…” It is difficult to say more or anything in a sermon that expands on the Passion Gospel and portrayal of Jesus’ last days on earth. Yet, as we sit in reflection and try to not be overwhelmed by the emotion and passion it […]

The sense of the Passion – Sermon for Palm Sunday 2017


The Passion reading from Matthew, almost two full chapters, provides a lot of material to draw our attention and to capture our thoughts as we ponder the Christ. Sometimes we pause with wonder and ask, “Why did Jesus have to die to save us?” The answer is complicated and the relationship cemented by that act […]