Preaching the Lectionary

Nota Bene: Our interpreters select certain texts from a given day’s lectionary readings and interpret them in homiletical directions they find fruitful; no attempt is made to be exhaustive. Generally the focus concerns the Gospel for the day.

Baptism of the Lord (12 January 2014; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

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Prior reflections:

1 Advent (27 November 2011; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

2 Advent (4 December 2011; Dr. Nicholas Perrin)

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception (8 December 2011; Sr. Edith Selzler, OSB)

3 Advent (11 December 2011; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

4 Advent (18 December 2011; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Christmas Eve (24 December 2011; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Christmas Day (25 December 2011; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

1 Sunday after Christmas (1 January 2012; Rev. Troy Onsager)

The Epiphany of the Lord (6/8 January 2012; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

The Baptism of the Lord (8/9 January; Dr. Nicholas Perrin)

2 Epiphany/Ordinary Time 2 (15 January; Rev. Joshua Genig)

3 Epiphany/Ordinary Time 3 (22 January; Dr. Nicholas Perrin)

4 Epiphany/Ordinary Time 4 (29 January; Dr. Nicholas Perrin)

Presentation of the Lord (2 February; Dr. Joshua Genig)

5 Epiphany/Ordinary Time 5 (5 February; Dr. Nicholas Perrin)

6 Epiphany/Ordinary Time 6 (12 February; Dr. Nicholas Perrin)

Transfiguration Sunday/Ordinary Time 7 (19 February; Dr. Leroy A. Huizenga)

First Sunday of Lent (26 February; Dr. Leroy A. Huizenga)

Second Sunday of Lent (4 March; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

Third Sunday of Lent (11 March; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Fourth Sunday of Lent (18 March; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Annunciation of the Lord (25/26 March; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Palm Sunday/Sixth Sunday of Lent (1 April; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

Holy Thursday/Maundy Thursday (5 April; Dr. Leroy A. Huizenga)

Good Friday (6 April; Father James A. Hamel)

Easter Sunday (8 April; the Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

2 Easter (15 April; the Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

3 Easter (22 April; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

4 Easter (29 April; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

5 Easter (6 May; Father James A. Hamel)

6 Easter (13 May; Rev. Dr. Sarah Hinlicky Wilson)

Ascension (17/20 May; Rev. Dr. Joshua Genig)

7 Easter (20 May; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

Pentecost (27 May; Dr. Nicholas Perrin)

Trinity Sunday (3 June; Rev. Dr. Joshua Genig)

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) (7/10 June; Fr. James A. Hamel)

2 Pentecost (10 June; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

3 Pentecost (17 June; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

4 Pentecost (24 June; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftrguben)

5 Pentecost (1 July; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

6 Pentecost (8 July; Rev. Dr. Joshua Genig)

7 Pentecost (15 July; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

8 Pentecost (22 July; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

9 Pentecost/OT 17 (29 July; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

10 Pentecost/OT 18 (5 August; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

11 Pentecost/OT 19 (12 August; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

12 Pentecost/OT 20 (19 August; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

13 Pentecost/OT 21 (26 August; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

14 Pentecost/OT 22 (2 September; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

15 Pentecost/OT 23 (9 September; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

Feast of the Holy Cross (14 September; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

16 Pentecost/OT 24 (16 September; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

17 Pentecost/OT 25 (23 September; Father James A. Hamel)

18 Pentecost/OT 26 (30 September; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

19 Pentecost/OT 27 (7 October; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

20 Pentecost/OT 28 (14 October; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

21 Pentecost/OT 29 (21 October; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

22 Pentecost/OT 30 (28 October; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

23 Pentecost/OT 31 (4 November; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

24 Pentecost/OT 32 (11 November; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

25 Pentecost/OT 33 (18 November; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Christus Rex (25 November; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

1 Advent (2 December; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception (8 December; Sr. Edith Selzler, OSB)

2 Advent (9 December; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

3 Advent (16 December; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

4 Advent (23 December; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

Christmas Eve (24 December 2012; Dr. Joshua Genig)

Christmas Day (25 December 2012; Dr. Joshua Genig)

First Sunday after Christmas (30 December 2012; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Epiphany of the Lord (6 January 2013; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

Baptism of the Lord (13 January 2013; Dr. Nicholas Perrin)

2 Epiphany/Ordinary Time 2 (20 January 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy Schifrin)

3 Epiphany/Ordinary Time 3 (27 January 2013; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

4 Epiphany/Ordinary Time 4 (3 February 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

Transfiguration Sunday/Ordinary Time 5 (10 February 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Ash Wednesday (13 February 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

First Sunday of Lent (17 February 2013; Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben)

Second Sunday of Lent (24 February 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Third Sunday of Lent (3 March 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Fourth Sunday of Lent (10 March 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Fifth Sunday of Lent (17 March 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

Maundy/Holy Thursday (28 March 2013; Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

Good Friday (29 March 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

Holy Saturday reflection (Dr. Leroy Huizenga)

Easter Sunday (31 March 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

2 Easter (7 April 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

3 Easter (14 April 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

4 Easter (21 April 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

5 Easter (28 April 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

6 Easter (5 May 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch)

Minor Rogation Days before Ascension (6-8 May 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch)

Ascension (9/12 May 2013)

7 Easter (12 May 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Pentecost Sunday (19 May 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

Trinity Sunday (26 May 2013; Dr. Joshua Genig)

2 Pentecost (2 June 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

3 Pentecost/OT 10 (9 June 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

4 Pentecost/OT 11 (16 June 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

5 Pentecost/OT 12 (23 June 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

6 Pentecost/OT 13 (30 June 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

7 Pentecost/OT 14 (7 July 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

8 Pentecost/OT 15 (14 July 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

9 Pentecost/OT 16 (21 July 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

10 Pentecost/OT 17 (28 July 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

11 Pentecost/OT 18 (4 August 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

12 Pentecost/OT 19 (11 August 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

12 Pentecost/OT 19 (11 August 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (15 August 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

13 Pentecost/OT 20 (18 August 2013; Dr. Leroy A. Huizenga)

14 Pentecost/OT 21 (25 August 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

15 Pentecost/OT 22 (1 September 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

16 Pentecost/OT 23 (8 September 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

17 Pentecost/OT 24 (15 September 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

18 Pentecost/OT 25 (22 September 2013; The Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch)

19 Pentecost/OT 26 (29 September 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

20 Pentecost/OT 27 (6 October 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

21 Pentecost/OT 28 (13 October 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

22 Pentecost/OT 29 (20 October 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

23 Pentecost/OT 30 (27 October 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

All Saints (1 November 2013; 3 November if transferred; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

24 Pentecost/OT 31 (3 November 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

25 Pentecost/OT 32 (10 November 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy Schifrin)

26 Pentecost/OT 33 (17 November 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy Schifrin)

Christus Rex (24 November 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

1 Advent (1 December 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

2 Advent (8 December 2013; Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS)

3 Advent (15 December 2013; Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin)

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception (8 December; Sr. Edith Selzler, OSB)

4 Advent (22 December 2013; Pastor Russell E. Saltzman)

Christmas Eve (24 December 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

Christmas Day (25 December 2013; Rev. Dr. Richard O. Johnson)

1 Christmas / Feast of the Holy Family (29 December 2013)