Holy Name of Jesus Anglican Church Vermont South Blog

Introducing Today’s Lessons

First Reading Jeremiah1:4–10 From the opening lesson we hear the story of the calling of Jeremiah to be a prophet of the Lord.Jeremiah protests that he is inadequate to the task, but the Lord...

IS RELIGION A PRIVATE AFFAIR

1 Cor 12:12-31 IS RELIGION A PRIVATE AFFAIR?   “ALL OF YOU TOGETHER ARE THE ONE BODY OF CHRIST AND EACH ONE OF YOU IS A SEPERATE AND NECESSARY” (v 27 – Living New...

THE BAPTISM OF JESUS

“THE BAPTISM OF JESUS”:  LK 3: 15 – 22   The theme today is BAPTISM as EPIPHANY, which involves making something of somebody known, showing their meaning and purpose.  In the baptism of Jesus...

The Feast of The Epiphany

Matthew 2: 1 – 12   The Feast of The Epiphany   The Gospel of St. Matthew is our only real source of knowledge concerning the Magi, although Christian legend renders names Gaspar, Melchior and...

First Sunday after Christmas

On this Sunday after Christmas, with students home from holiday’s, it is natural for parent’s to talk with them about the future. What does lie ahead for them, and what will it take for...

JESUS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON

So we celebrate the birthday of Jesus with all the festivities, music and decorations as best we can. We do this because as Christians we believe that God dwelt so uniquely in Him that...

What Then Shall We Do?

In today’s Gospel, the author says that a ” Feeling of expectancy had grown among the people who were beginning to think that John might be ” the Christ “(v 4) but he told...

Grapevine – Nov 18 to Jan 19

Once again, thanks to all those who supplied articles for this edition of Grapevine – your parish magazine. It’s great to get reports on Parish events because it is nice to know what others...

Preparing for the Promise

   Luke 3: 1 – 6  “Preparing for the Promise”   The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord” … and John went into the region … preaching...