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Sermons by Fr. Michael Danaher

Second Sunday in the Season of Advent

Sermon for the Second Sunday in Advent Readings: Isaiah 11:1–10, Romans 15:4–13 & Matthew 3:1–12 “Prepare ye the way of the Lord”, say the lyrics of the self-titled song from the musical Godspell.  But what does it mean to prepare the way of the Lord? If John the Baptist were answering that question, he would say that we should repent; that is,…

Feast of Christ the King

Sermon for the Feast Day of Christ the King Readings: Jeremiah 23:1–6; Colossians 1:11–20 & Luke 23:33–43 When I started my career in sales, my boss introduced me to the KISS principle. Has everyone heard of this? It stands for Keep It Simple Stupid, and it means that things usually work best if they are kept simple, rather than made complicated.  The…

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon for the Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost Readings: Isaiah 65:17–25; 2 Thessalonians 3:6–13 & Luke 21:5–19 I had breakfast with my two sons recently and we were discussing, among other things, the significant increase in the cost of living this year. I told them that I don’t envy them and other young people at the moment. Consecutive interest rate hikes over 6…

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon for Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost Readings: Haggai 1:15b–2:9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1–5, 13–17 & Luke 20:27–40 Two significant events in the life of our parish will take place before the end of this year. First, the Memorial Hall building will be demolished, and second, St Andrew’s Kindergarten will cease to operate. The Hall and the kindergarten both hold an important place in…