St. Athanasius Episcopal Church
at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul
840 Echo Park Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90026
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Sermons

Spiritual and Religious

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | November 18, 2018

Pentecost 26 Spiritual and Religious Hebrews 10:19-25; Mark 13:1-8   I spent a few hours last week with a group of Episcopalians in a workshop on social enterprise. For those who aren’t aware, social enterprises are projects that combine business and social goals to improve financial, social and environmental well-being. Contemporary churches are using it…

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What do you Notice?

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | November 11, 2018

111118 Pentecost 25 What do you Notice? Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17; Mark 12:38-44   When I was living in Mexico a group of Lutheran Bishops from the United States visited a rural village in Oaxaca. Following a tour of some agricultural projects they gathered in the corn fields and the villagers brought them cases of Coca…

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Finding Life on the Edge

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | October 28, 2018

102818 Pentecost 23 Finding Life on the Edge Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 34; Mark 10:46-52   I can’t start this morning’s sermon without referring to the terrible hate crimes that have taken place during the last week. Finding the person who sent the pipe bombs was both a relief and a wake-up call. Yesterday’s synagogue…

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