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

Sermons

Grace around the edges

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | February 3, 2019

 020319 Epiphany 4c Luke 4:21-30 Most churches have an easier time with their Annual Meeting than we just did. Translating information into three different languages, and filtering its meaning through even more cultures, is a challenge we still have to meet. We are not there yet. I know that, and am willing to say it…

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Reimagining Holiness

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | January 27, 2019

012719 Epiphany 3c Neh. 8:1-10; I Cor. 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21 Nehemiah the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe said to the people, “This day is holy to the Lord your God.” What makes something holy? For many people today, holy is a cultural term used to refer to what other people consider sacred. News…

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Enough to Fulfill the Dream

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | January 20, 2019

012019 Epiphany 2c I Cor. 12:1-11; John 2:1-12 Today we reflect on the dream and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. 56 years have passed since he shared a dream of justice and equality with the American people. The country has moved forward and back on that dream in those years. Today we’re moving…

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