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

Sermons

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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Beyond Good and Bad

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | October 14, 2018

Beyond Good and Bad Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Ps. 22:1-15; Heb. 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31   I read last week that one poll found that for 2018 “being a better person” and “losing weight” were tied for the most popular resolutions. So I guess our physical and spiritual goals are pretty well balanced. Trends show that being…

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