- D. Ousley
Homily—L & C 15
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.
Because of the … Read More
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