Trump, Hillary and the Resurrection

Sermon preached on 11.06.2016 by Fr Juan A. Quevedo-Bosch rector of the Church of the Redeemer, Astoria NY Shortly before President Obama first inauguration I was talking with Wilhelmina de Lyons a faithful member of this congregation, age then about 102 she told me she had voted in every presidential...

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Lord of the Sabbath

My cousin Francis is of my same age, we are a month apart; we have been very close for most of our lives. Francis about 20 years ago started suffering from back pain and started to have his spine bent, and treatment was futile, eventually his profile became in an...

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Jesus and Violence

Jesus and Violence  Sermon preached on August 14, 2016 at the Church of the Redeemer, Astoria, New York City by Fr Juan A Quevedo-Bosch, Rector  Proper 15 year C   “The young man boards the bus as it leaves the terminal. He wears an overcoat. Beneath his overcoat, he is...

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“Good luck? Bad luck? Who knows?”

  Sermon preached by Father Juan Quevedo on Sunday the 31 of July, 2016 in the Church of the Redeemer, Astoria. NYC There is a Chinese story of a farmer who used an old horse to till his fields. One day, the horse escaped into the hills and when the...

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No Labels, Just Love

No Labels, Just Love. The 5th Sunday after Pentecost. Proper 7 Year C RCL. A parishioner approached her parish priest about celebrating a mass for her dead dog, the priest politely point out to the Episcopal church down the road, where he has heard they do that sort of thing,...

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Leave it!

Leave it! Third Sunday in Lent. Year C RCL Exodus 3:1-15; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9 Psalm 63:1-8 I was listening to a TV show and one of the people in the audience presented what for him was the greatest obstacle to faith, he said that he knew of someone...

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