Well, it’s official. Christmas is over. In the church’s liturgical year, once we have celebrated the baptism of Jesus, as we did last Sunday, we are thrust into the first week of Ordinary Time, whether we are ready for it or not. We leave behind the season of Christmas, but we are not yet approaching the season of Lent. It’s a very January kind of place to be.
Please click below for the written text of today's sermon. And many thanks to Lynley for his beautiful rendition of a song that well matched its sentiment! You can hear it here in all its melodiousness at approximately the 30:30 mark.