Fr. Rick's Sermons


                Good morning and welcome to everyone this morning. Having just returned from the 38th Clergy-Laity Congress in Nashville, Tennessee, I bring greetings of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios.

Heresies- Yesterday & Today
Sunday, July 16, 2006

        o Constantine, son of Emp. Constantius Chlorus and St. Helen, became Emp in 306AD. Adopted Labarum Standard (intersecting 'CR') for the military after victory at Milvian Bridge over Maxentius, 312AD. He est.

Who is Your Master?
Sunday, July 02, 2006

Introduction-   In a couple days our nation will celebrate one of its national holidays on July 4th. Independence Day commemorates the Founding Fathers of the United States declaration of autonomous rule separate from Great Britain that occurred in 1776.

Summer is filled with many activities including different kinds of camps. Thirteen children and three adults participated in the recent annual Summer Church Camp. It was another great week with over 270 kids and 70 staff in attendance.

Keeping the Family Together
Sunday, June 18, 2006

Gnosticism Today
Sunday, April 09, 2006

Some of you may have read recent articles about the newly discovered Gospel of Judas, carbon dated to 300AD.

2005 State of Parish Pastoral Address
Sunday, November 13, 2005

                Hide and Seek- a game to play and the goal is not to be found. There is excitement knowing that someone is close but not seeing us. We come out from hiding only when we think it?s safe or the game is over.

2004 State of Parish Pastoral Address
Sunday, November 14, 2004

                Tomorrow, November 15th, Advent begins.  Advent is the forty day period before the Nativity of Christ on December 25th.  The central idea of this time is the ?coming? of the Lord Jesus.  Yet,

2001 State of Parish Pastoral Address
Sunday, December 02, 2001

Stewardship as Relationship-  w/God, w/Neighbor, w/Church

Relationships require Time, Talent, Treasure


Thanksgiving- hopefully we actually gave thanks instead of just ate turkey

Christmas- is a time for gift-giving as we imitate the Magi/Wisemen who brought gifts to the

2000 State of Parish Pastoral Address
Sunday, December 03, 2000

How are we doing? 

Spoke about Stewardship in November-  TIME, TALENTS, TREASURES.


What is the criteria for evaluating the parish community?  What is our yardstick?


The Uniform Parish Regulations (UPR) of the Archdiocese give us a fairly good idea of what we

The Youth of Today
Sunday, July 21, 1996

The Role of Faith
Friday, June 09, 1995

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