The Sunday before Lent

“They were terrified when they entered the cloud.” Sermon preached by the Revd Dr Zachary Guiliano There are times in the year when we can stop and survey what’s coming ahead and what’s gone before, as if we are standing atop a high mountain, with a whole landscape stretching out in every direction. This is […]

Candlemas

“He is like a refiner’s fire and like fuller’s soap…” Sermon preached by the Revd Dr Zachary Guiliano In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. Amen  He is like a refiner’s fire and like fuller’s soap… These words of Malachi the prophet, foretelling the sudden coming of the Lord to his […]

Epiphany 4

“The ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the Law…” Sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Zachary Guiliano In the Name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit Epiphany. That’s the season we’re in right now, in the Church. Epiphany — a word that means revelation, manifestation, a […]

Epiphany

“They knelt down and paid him homage.” Sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Zachary Guiliano In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. What does it mean to kneel down and pay homage? These are not commonplace words or experiences. I wonder if you can think of […]

Advent II

“I am confident of this: that the one who began a good work in you will bring it to completion by the day of Jesus Christ.” Sermon preached by the Reverend Dr Zachary Guiliano In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Preparation. The whole world around us […]

All Saints

Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Lazarus, come out!” Sermon preached by the Rev Dr Zachary Guiliano In the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. On Wednesday, in between some appointments in London, I managed a visit to the British Library’s exhibition Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War. I’d […]

Trinity 18

“Would that all the Lord’s people were prophets, and that the Lord would put his Spirit on them!” Sermon preached by the Rev Dr Zachary Guiliano In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Sometimes, when you talk to a friend, you just know something’s wrong. Their […]