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Prayer: A Way Of Life
Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26

from the book
Sermons on the Second Readings
Series II, Cycle B

Richard E. Gribble, CSC

James 5:13-20


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Once there was a monastery in the woods that had fallen upon hard times. In the past it had been a thriving community that was well known and respected throughout the region, but over the last generation the monks had died one by one and there were no new vocations to replace them. Besides this, the monks did not seem to be as friendly to each other. Something just wasn't right. The Father Abbot was quite concerned about the future of his monastery, now consisting of himself and three brothers and, thus, he sought counsel from the local rabbi who was known to be a great sage. The abbot went to the rabbi and asked him if he had any advice on what to do to save his monastery. The rabbi felt at a loss and said that he, too, worried about his own congregation; people were too busy and simply were not coming to the synagogue any longer. The ...

This Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 sermon, Prayer: A Way Of Life, is based on James 5:13-20 and relates to Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 of Cycle B of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Sermons on the Second Readings . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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