Sermons by The Rev. Katie Holicky

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July 18, 2021: Sermon Preached by The Rev. Katie Holicky

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Proper 11, Year B                                                              Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector     Some years after my parents got divorced, my family decided it would be best for my brother to live with my dad, and for me to stay and live with my mom. We still alternated weekends with my parents, but the bulk of […]

July 4, 2021: Sermon Preached by The Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector

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Proper 9, Year B                                                         The Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector     My grandfather, Colonel Joseph Holicky II, was a gem of a man. He had a great sense of humor, loved sweets, and was absolutely a father to me. Grandad was also the white Colonel of the Montford Marines. The black unit of Marines […]

May 30, 2021: Sermon Preached by The Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector

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Year B, Trinity Sunday                                                 Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector   I think many of us have a list of our favorite binge-worthy TV shows. For me, towards the top of that list resides a special place for one and only, leading lady… Dame Angela Lansbury in her role as the indomitable J.B. Fletcher. Y’all, Murder […]

May 16th, 2021: Sermon Preached by The Rev. Katie Holicky

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Easter 7, Year B                                                                                         Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector   I love this vision of Jesus praying for his disciples, praying for us. The phrase I heard all too frequently growing up in the South comes to mind… The power of prayer. It reminds me of the many times prayer has been a deep point […]

April 25, 2021: Sermon Preached by The Rev. Katie Holicky

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Year B, 4th Sunday in Easter 4/25/21                                 Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector   You might have heard me mention that a couple of summers ago I had the joy of taking seven teenage boys on pilgrimage to Northern Ireland. While there, we hiked Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, Giant’s Causeway. Over a five […]

January 10, 2021: Sermon Preached by The Rev. Katie Holicky

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Year B, Baptism of our Lord Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector, St. Paul’s Brunswick   Does anyone else get the post holiday dul-drums? It happens to me every year. The decorations come down, the house feels strangely bigger, empty without them. I began to think about how many dark cold days we have stretching before […]

December 20, 2020: Sermon preached by The Rev. Katie Holicky

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Advent 4, Year B Rev. Katie Holicky, Assistant Rector, St. Paul’s, Brunswick Lately, I have been wondering about the connection between the holiday season and the technicolor movie classic…that brought us my favorite childhood chant, “Lions and tigers and bears… oh my!”, The Wizard of Oz. I never really got what it was about the […]