Posts tagged “Wedding at Cana

Wedding Sermon: Grace Link and Andrew Egger

Posted on January 7th, 2018

The Marriage of Grace Link and Andrew Egger December 30, 2017 John 2:1-11 “On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee.” Every word in Holy Scripture is significant. And there’s more going on than meets the eye. “On the third day there was a wedding,” just like on the third day He rose again from the dead. Rising from the dead is the shape of marriage, because marriage is a kind of death. At some level our groom already understands this, as he reflected on these solemnities via Twitter: “super excited to get married this weekend and enter once and for all into adulthood,” I say to myself as I spot a gobstopper on the floor of my car and…

Sermo Dei: Dormition of the Mother of God

Posted on August 15th, 2012

It is my joy to gather with you, dear brothers and sisters, on this day of great joy. Today we remember that most blessed of women, the holy virgin Mary, who was chosen above all women to be the bearer of God. For truly it was God in her womb. This is the great mystery hidden from the wise and powerful, yet revealed to a young girl in Galilee: that God would become flesh, God was a foetus, God was an unborn baby conceived in the virgin’s womb. Truly it was God whom she cradled in her loving arms, God who nursed at Mary’s breast, God who grew up beneath her feet. It was God whom she took to Jerusalem, to visit the Temple…