Facing Fear, Choosing Faith

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Selected Sermons

I preach every Sunday at St. David’s in Richmond, Virginia, and from time to time am invited to preach elsewhere. Here are a few of my favorites.

Upcoming Book

A grieving middle-aged pastor mistakes an inherited statue of the Virgin Mary for a warrior, leading her to reflect on her issues with motherloss and infertility so she can keep her church.


You can find links to essays, poems, and book reviews here. I also review books for Kirkus, but can’t tell you what or when!  


Elizabeth Felicetti

The Rev. Elizabeth Felicetti is an Episcopal priest and the rector of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia (www.stdavidsrva.org). In addition to writing weekly sermons, Elizabeth has had personal essays and book reviews published in Christian CenturyThe Other Journal, The Episcopal Café, Kirkus Reviews, jmww journal, Grief Diaries and Modern Loss, and has been nominated for a Pushcart.

Recent Sermons

You can read my most recent sermons on our church website.


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“But Wait, There’s More: The Epilogue in Memoir” explores the function of epilogues in twelve recent memoirs grouped into three subgenres: prison memoirs, spiritual journey memoirs, and deceased-parent memoirs. May 2020.


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I’ll read from two chapters from my memoir Saints of Mothers and Lost Things. May 2020.


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As class representative, I will speak at my MFA graduation on May 30, 2020.