Author Archives: The Rev. Posey Krakowsky

Sermon – November 17, 2019

Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – October 6, 2019

Almighty and everlasting God, you are always more ready to hear than we to pray, and to give more than we either desire or deserve: Pour upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things for which we are not worthy to ask, except through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ our Savior; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – September 15, 2019

Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – August 4, 2019

Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – Trinity Sunday 2019

Almighty and everlasting God, you have given to us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of your divine Majesty to worship the Unity: Keep us steadfast in this faith and worship, and bring us at last to see you in your one and eternal glory, O Father; who with the Son and the Holy Spirit live and reign, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – May 12, 2019

Below is an audio link to the sermon by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky on the Fourth Sunday of Easter. Lessons You can read the scripture for May 12, 2019, here. Easter 4 Year C Acts 9:36-43 Psalm 23 Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30 Good Shepherd Sunday In this morning’s first reading from the book of Acts, …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – Maundy Thursday 2019

Almighty Father, whose dear Son, on the night before he suffered, instituted the Sacrament of his Body and Blood: Mercifully grant that we may receive it thankfully in remembrance of Jesus Christ our Lord, who in these holy mysteries gives us a pledge of eternal life; and who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Episcopal Church Visual Arts Exhibit

Mother Posey made this quilt piece for St. Luke in the Fields as one of their Stations of the Cross. It was chosen to be exhibited in ECVA (The Episcopal Church & Visual Arts) current exhibit Suffering. A special exhibition, Suffering, is the first of the 2019 Episcopal Church & Visual Arts presentations. Curated by …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – March 31, 2019

Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Monday in the Second Week of Lent

Sometimes we are all called to take a close look at our complicity in systemic injustices that have benefited us — injustices which may not have been originally of our own making, but which we have enabled through our unwillingness to learn our own history, our silence, or even our active participation. Today’s passage from Daniel reminds us that… [ More → ]

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