Tag: St. Stephen

Friday of Pentecost Sunday (Ember Friday) – Acts 6

ShareActs 6 Congratulations!  You’ve just been promoted.  You’ve just been promoted from layman to deacon.  Hoorah! Of course, it doesn’t entail a pay raise, and I should tell you that it does mean extra hours and little gratitude.  You do get to add an extra title to your name: “Deacon,” or in churches that follow […]

May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More

St. Stephen’s Day – Acts 7:59-8:8

ShareActs 7:59-8:8 How blessed St. Stephen was to be the first Christian martyr, and how blessed the world was by his faithful witness and life!  At the end of St. Stephen’s life, it becomes clear that he died like Jesus Christ: speaking the Truth in love, gazing into Heaven, asking the Father to receive His […]

December 22, 2015 | 2 Comments More

Saturday of Trinity 2 – Luke 6:27-38

ShareLuke 6:27-38 There are many great examples of love in the Bible.  There is the great erotic love of the Lover for his Beloved in the Song of Songs.  There is the great brotherly love of Jonathan for David, who, even though David was going to be made king instead of Jonathan, loved him like […]

June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Pentecost Sunday (Ember Friday) – Acts 6

ShareActs 6 Congratulations!  You’ve just been promoted.  You’ve just been promoted from layman to deacon.  Hoorah! Of course, it doesn’t entail a pay raise, and I should tell you that it does mean extra hours and little gratitude.  You do get to add an extra title to your name: “Deacon,” or in churches that follow […]

June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

St. Stephen’s Day – Acts 7:59-8:8

ShareSt. Stephen’s Day – Acts 7:59-8:8 How blessed St. Stephen was to be the first Christian martyr, and how blessed the world was by his faithful witness and life!  At the end of St. Stephen’s life, it becomes clear that he died like Jesus Christ: speaking the Truth in love, gazing into Heaven, asking the […]

December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of 2nd Sunday after Trinity – Luke 6:27-38

Share Luke 6:27-38 There are many great examples of love in the Bible.  There is the great erotic love of the Lover for his Beloved in the Song of Songs.  There is the great brotherly love of Jonathan for David, who, even though David was going to be made king instead of Jonathan, loved him […]

June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Pentecost Sunday (Ember Friday) – Acts 6

ShareActs 6 Congratulations!  You’ve just been promoted.  You’ve just been promoted from layman to deacon.  Hoorah! Of course, it doesn’t entail a pay raise, and I should tell you that it does mean extra hours and little gratitude.  You do get to add an extra title to your name: “Deacon,” or in churches that follow […]

May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments More