Posts with the tag “acts”

Sermon for the Feast of St. Stephen, AD 2021
December 31st, 2021
The problem when we read a great martyrdom account like that of St. Stephen, is that we think we cannot relate, as we have never been persecuted for our faith. Our lives can seem petty and insignifica...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Feast of Pentecost, AD 2021
May 23rd, 2021
The people were supposed to divide and fill the earth from the ark, even before Babel. This was the Lord’s original desire. Had they followed the Lord’s will, the dividing of the languages would have ...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Ascension of Our Lord, AD 2021
May 17th, 2021
Jesus was not the first man to ascend into heaven. As we heard in our office hymn this evening, a man named Enoch was translated into heaven. As Genesis tells us, after walking with God for 365 years ...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Feast of St. Matthias (Lent Midweek 1), AD 2021
February 25th, 2021
We often think of Peter’s first sermon as the one at Pentecost. After the Holy Spirit comes upon the disciples, they see tongues of fire above them and begin to speak in many languages. Peter then pre...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Quinquagesima, AD 2021
February 15th, 2021
This love that would lead to martyrdom is the one that early Christians recognized as something worth remembering. For Christian love is nothing less than the work of the very love of Christ in the pe...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti