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The sermons at St. Hilda St. Patrick are preached by lay and clergy ministers alike. Text, audio, and video availability vary from week to week. Click through below to read, watch, or listen to the latest sermons.

  • May 28: Day of Pentecost
    The breath of God, fire, God within and around us. Through our readings today, on this day of Pentecost, we get an intoxicating feeling of being surrounded and held up by the mysterious power and presence of God through the Holy Spirit. Every year on this day, as we read together from the Acts of …

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  • May 21: The Seventh Sunday of Easter
  • May 14: The Sixth Sunday of Easter
    Come behold the wondrous mystery/Slain by death the God of life/But no grave could e’er restrain Him/Praise the Lord; He is alive!/What a foretaste of deliverance/How unwavering our hope/Christ in power resurrected/As we will be when he comes.
  • May 7: The Fifth Sunday of Easter
    This is Jesus making an authoritative claim to be the way of salvation, salvation for the whole of the cosmos. Jesus’ being the way is not being the access point, a directive to turn or burn. Rather Jesus through Jesus — because of Jesus — we have the truths of God and through those truths we have life abundant….None of the Abrahamic religions’ truth claims is a call to dominance. Rather each of them is a call to their adherents to embrace the love of God and do the work God has given them to do. They’re calls to deepen one’s faith and trust in the fullness and goodness of God.
  • April 30: The Fourth Sunday of Easter
    Luke’s point is that in life in Jesus we are drawn to care for one another, to care for all of our neighbors and the whole of creation, and that the Spirit empowers us and draws us into that care. … In Jesus’ defeat of death, in the sending of the Spirit, and in our gathering together to continue in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of the bread, and in the prayers, abundant life has been made available to us.

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