The Angelus

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Said Mass, Sermon by the Rector


Year A, Proper 14: Jonah 2:1–9; Psalm 29; Romans 9:1–5; Matthew 14:22–33


Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John all share the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand.[1] Mark, Matthew, and John, but not Luke, follow this story with the account of Jesus walking on the sea.[2] No one is really sure why Luke omitted it. Scholars call the omission of this and other passages in Mark that Matthew included, “the great omission.”[3] And I’ll leave it at that.
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