The Rev. Jay Lawlor

Episcopal priest, author, and economist. The Rev. Jay Lawlor has served as a parish priest in several dioceses of the Episcopal Church, in leadership roles on diocesan committees, and was instrumental in advocating for the Episcopal Church’s adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Fr. Lawlor was ordained a Priest on May 31, 2003 in St. Paul’s Cathedral, Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to ordination, he worked at the Center for International Development at Harvard University. He holds a M.Div. from Episcopal Divinity School; a M.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut; and a B.A. in Economics (with honors) from Stonehill College. Learn more by visiting: The Rev. Jay Lawlor – Biography.


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“Keep Awake” Sermon by the Rev. Jay Lawlor – 1 Advent, Dec. 3, 2017

The Rev. Jay Lawlor “Keep Awake” - 1 Advent, Year B, December 3, 2017 St. John's Episcopal Church – Speedway, IN Mark 13:31-46 Today we begin the season of Advent. It is a time of waiting and expectation. A time to reflect on the already and not yet of Christian life and witness. We already have Jesus in our lives – he was born, lived, died, and rose again over 2,000 years ago. And yet we ...
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