St. Athanasius Episcopal Church
at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul
840 Echo Park Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 482-2040

Sermons

Called to Live with Ambiguity

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | August 12, 2018

Called to Live with Ambiguity 2 Sam. 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; John 6:35, 41-51   Don’t you love those moments when life is simple and uncomplicated? When all the ambiguities fall away, and the path forward is clear? Have any of you had one of those lately? I’d like to know; because the only time people…

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Misreading the Signs

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | August 5, 2018

Misreading the Signs John 6:24-35   They thought they’d found a perfect one-stop shopping center for all their needs. This rabbi could do it all: he was an engaging teacher; he healed the sick; he confronted those in power in ways they would have liked to have done themselves; and he would even feed them…

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Engaging the Bigger Picture

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | July 29, 2018

“Engaging the Bigger Picture” 2 Sam. 11:1-15; Psalm 14; Eph. 3:14-21; John 6:1-21   The lectionary has been leading us through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians over the past few weeks. Next year about this time we will be going through the letter to the Galatians in similar fashion. We find a much different Paul…

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