Saint Mary’s Audio Sermons

 

 

 

 

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from March 10, 2019

On the first Sunday of Lent, or “Temptation: A Trial of Our Self-Understanding”

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from February 24, 2019

 “Being liberated from our own judgments”

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from February 17, 2019

“The Beatitudes of Jesus and the Blessing of Limits”

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from February 10, 2019

Finding and Being Found by Jesus, aka “The Fishing for People” Sermon

(Trying to talk to Episcopalians about sharing their faith – even with each other – is hard going 🙂

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from February 3, 2019

Getting the Love Right, on the Occasion of our 206th Annual Meeting

Note: Paul’s sermon refers to gifts given to St. Mary’s after WWII from Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church in Stuttgart, Germany. You can view the gifts and learn more HERE.

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from Epiphany, January 6, 2019

Searching with the Wise Men from the East on Epiphany

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018

On Getting the Love Right at Christmas

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from December 23, 2018

Thoughts on St. Mary on this Fourth Sunday of Advent

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from December 2, 2018

On The First Sunday of Advent (or “We Begin Again in the Dark”)

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from November 25, 2018

On The Occasion of a Baptism on the Last Sunday of Pentecost

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from November 11, 2018

On the 100th Anniversary of the End of the First World War

Note: Twenty one members of St. Mary’s who served in World War One are buried in our parish cemetery.

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from November 04, 2018

On the Sunday of All Saints, and Remembering Sara Fuller

Note: Sara Fuller was the founding principal of the Boston School for Deaf-Mutes, today known as the Horace Mann School for the Deaf. The school staff was trained in the skill of teaching deaf children how to speak by Alexander Graham Bell. One student of Sara’s was Hellen Keller. Sara Fuller was buried in our cemetery in 1927. (More info here.)

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from October 28, 2018

“I was blind, but now I see…”

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from October 21, 2018

On Job and the Redemption of Suffering

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from October 14, 2018

“So what do I need to do to inherit eternal life?”

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from October 7, 2018

On the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

Today, in addition to the Blessing of the Animals, we dedicate a statue to honor the life and memory of our own Jane Sabin, who worked in the altar guild garden and loved animals.

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from September 30, 2018

“If you are not against us, you are for us”. Wait, that’s backwards. Or is it?

 

The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet’s Sermon from September 16, 2018

“And who do you say I am?”