An Anthropology of Heaven – Sermon for All Saints Sunday, RCL Year A

==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on All Saints Sunday, November 5, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service, All Saints …

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Fatherhood and Laughter: Sermon for RCL Proper 6A (18 June 2017)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Second Sunday after Pentecost, June 18, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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Gloria! Homily for the Funeral of C. Nevada Johnson, Jr., 6 June 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston for the Requiem Mass for C. Nevada Johnson, Jr., June 6, 2017, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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I See You: Sermon for the Sunday after the Ascension, 28 May 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sunday after the Ascension, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 28, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. …

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A Christmas Lamb Chop: Sermon for Christmas Eve 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are the second …

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Complicated Joseph: Sermon for Advent 4 – 18 December 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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Building a Modern Creche: A Poem – 2 December 2016

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Building a Modern Creche Let’s build a new creche a new nativity scene that’s built with elements of our lives reflecting our modern world. The Incarnate God can’t be born in a stable no one has stables any longer (well, …

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Two Poems for Thanksgiving: November 24, 2016

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==================== In place of a homily, the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston offered the congregation two poems by contemporary poets on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons …

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Two Hours in October: A Poem (18 October 2016)

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Two Hours in October Between cancer treatment and Irish class, a soul deepened by the darkness of childhood ponders the technologies of repression, leaves, windblown, aimlessly circle the patio, an English horn chuckles amused by the scent of coffee carried …

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Radiation Fatigue: A Poem (13 October 2016)

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Radiation Fatigue There’s an ache, a soreness of the muscles, a deep down, next-to-the-bone weariness that sets in about thirty minutes after you finish a job well done – swinging a hammer, pulling a saw, laying bricks or tile, moving …

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