Prophet and Loss

February 1st, 2016 by J. Douglas Ousley
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“Party On”

January 19th, 2016 by J. Douglas Ousley

 

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Present Tense

January 11th, 2016 by J. Douglas Ousley

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The Father’s Business

January 4th, 2016 by J. Douglas Ousley
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Christmas Sermon 2015

December 29th, 2015 by Amanda Kucik
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Adam Unbound

December 15th, 2015 by J. Douglas Ousley
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Homily—L & C 15

“Adam Unbound”

In the Name of God: Creator, Redeemer and Sanctifier. Amen.

 

At this service of lessons and Carols we sing a carol known by its first words, “Adam lay y-bounden.”

This traditional carol was originally written in the fifteenth century in an earlier form of our language called, “Middle English.” The song ends with a few words of Latin because at that time, Latin was also a common language.

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Adam Unbound

December 15th, 2015 by J. Douglas Ousley
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Dis-couraged

November 15th, 2015 by J. Douglas Ousley
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Dis-couraged

November 15th, 2015 by J. Douglas Ousley

In the Name of God, Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier. Amen.

Those of us New Yorkers who lived through the terrorist attacks of 9/11 have a particular empathy with the people of Paris this weekend.

My own associations with that city include three years living there when I was Canon Pastor of the American Cathedral.  I’ve visited Paris many times since. Friday night, my wife sent a message to a French friend of ours to make sure he was all right. … Read More


A Mite Too Much

November 8th, 2015 by J. Douglas Ousley

In the Name of God, Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier. Amen.

When I was doing graduate work in philosophy at the New School for Social Research, I was fortunate to be accepted into two seminars taught by the political philosopher, Hannah Arendt.

Unlike many modern thinkers, Arendt can’t be classified with a label like “conservative” or “liberal” or “capitalist” or “socialist.” For she had the rare ability to analyze all sides of a political question.

On the one hand, she … Read More