On Faith/Local Sermons

Fortnight for freedom homily: We belong to God
“We’re free only to the extent that we unburden ourselves of our own willfulness and practice the art of living according to God’s plan.”
Easter and Holy Week a time when we realize that God is with us
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2012; 3:21 PM)
Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season are a time of repentance and reflection
(The Washington Post, February 22, 2012; 5:49 PM)
Faith and technology: Who is in control?
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2012; 1:22 PM)
Jewish guilt: It’s optional
(The Washington Post, January 19, 2012; 5:41 PM)
Hanukkah traditions lead to interesting questions of American Jewish identity
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2011; 2:57 PM)
Advent offers the chance to be a counter-cultural revolutionary
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2011; 11:19 AM)
In a code blue moment
(The Washington Post, November 22, 2011; 10:28 AM)
Bishop Budde’s first sermon: What we are doing on earth
(The Washington Post, November 14, 2011; 11:21 AM)
‘I shall not want’
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2011; 3:47 PM)
Fire in my bones: How prophecy disrupts the status quo
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2011; 11:05 AM)
Breaking the cycle of futility
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2011; 1:19 PM)
Fear, 9/11 and spiritual awakening
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2011; 2:45 PM)
National Cathedral Dean: “When our measure is fairness ... we lose touch with grace”
(The Washington Post, October 12, 2011; 2:44 PM)
The deepest vocation that comes to us all
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2011; 5:08 PM)
Do our intentions matter?
(The Washington Post, September 29, 2011; 4:37 PM)
Self, faith and the challenge of modernity
(The Washington Post, September 29, 2011; 4:31 PM)
Never more than we can handle
(The Washington Post, September 29, 2011; 4:29 PM)
Just keep going
(The Washington Post, September 22, 2011; 1:04 PM)
Before you give up
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2011; 3:23 PM)
Rabbi: Soar for greatness
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2011; 1:47 PM)
Imam: A foundation of peace
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2011; 1:13 PM)
Mass for the tenth anniversary of 9/11
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2011; 1:32 PM)
Temptation: when truth becomes arrogance
(The Washington Post, September 1, 2011; 2:14 PM)
Certain Standards
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2011; 12:50 PM)
Looking back: My homily to the class of 2011
(The Washington Post, August 18, 2011; 2:29 PM)
The trinity and the nearness of God
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2011; 1:28 PM)