The Crossing: Sermons and Services from the National Cathedral
May 15, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope

May 15, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope

May 16, 2022

“I believe to the core of my being that if you look for the light, you will see the light.”

On Sunday, the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope provided several examples of Cathedral community members who recently inspired her. The love they showed is “more powerful than hate or fear or anything that seeks to divide us.”

May 8, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Dana Colley Corsello

May 8, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Dana Colley Corsello

May 10, 2022

“The 23rd Psalm bears witness to the way the heart of Christ thirsts for every soul as if it were the only soul ever created.”

 

God’s love is not passive. God actively pursues us and, as the Rev. Canon Dana Corsello says, “God always takes the initiative with us.”

May 1, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Patrick Keyser

May 1, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Patrick Keyser

May 3, 2022

“God finds us and is revealed to us in the ordinary of our lives – in our work, in our struggles, indeed in our eating.”

 

Yes, we see and feel God’s presence when we gather for worship on Sunday. However, as the Rev. Patrick Keyser reminds us, God is made known to us in all aspects of our lives.

 

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April 24, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr.

April 24, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr.

April 28, 2022

“We must recognize that there are issues that can only be addressed when there's a great leap of faith.”

After hearing the news of Jesus’s resurrection, the disciples hid behind closed and locked doors. The Rev. Canon Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr. asked us on Sunday to be transformed by the resurrection – to make an effort to understand, love and show our neighbors grace.

April 17, 2022: Sermon by the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde

April 17, 2022: Sermon by the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde

April 26, 2022

"Go to the places where love is needed most with whatever love you have to give–that’s resurrection in you. Wherever there is joy, do your best to celebrate and protect it, even if it’s not yours–that’s resurrection working in you."

As Bishop Budde reminded us on Easter Sunday, we can be part of God's resurrection work.

April 16, 2022: Sermon by the Very Rev. Randolph Marshall Hollerith

April 16, 2022: Sermon by the Very Rev. Randolph Marshall Hollerith

April 26, 2022

Dean Randy Hollerith preached at the Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 16.

April 15, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr.

April 15, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr.

April 25, 2022

The Rev. Canon Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr. preached at our Good Friday service on April 15, 2022.

 
 

 

 
April 12, 2022: Sermon by the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde

April 12, 2022: Sermon by the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde

April 25, 2022

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde preached at the Holy Eucharist with Renewal of Vows and Blessing of the Chrism on April 12, 2022.

April 14, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Dana Colley Corsello

April 14, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Dana Colley Corsello

April 15, 2022

"As you drink from the cup of salvation tonight, and on Holy Saturday and Easter, know that the cup of salvation is filled with God’s unconditional love for you. Jesus’ death was the cost of the love that fills your cup and mine forever more. Drink it to the dregs and be saved."

The Rev. Canon Dana Colley Corsello preached on Maundy Thursday, perfectly setting the tone for the Paschal Triduum.

April 3, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope

April 3, 2022: Sermon by the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope

April 7, 2022

“The beloved community is not just an idea. It’s what we’re called to and with the love of the resurrected Christ, together, we can help make it happen in our day, in our time.”

As we wind down our Lenten journey, the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope preached about self-sacrificial love.

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