About Charles Irvin

Fr. Charlie was ordained a priest June 3, 1967 and has served as pastor of St. Mary Student Chapel in Ann Arbor, founded Holy Spirit parish in Hamburg, MI, served as pastor of St. Francis of Assisi parish in Ann Arbor and was pastor of St. Mary parish in Manchester, MI when he entered Senior Priest status in 2001. In 1999 he was appointed Founding Editor of FAITH Magazine which has grown into Faith Catholic Publishing located in Lansing, MI. He is now very active in his “retirement.”

Abortion & Politics

Abortion & Politics (Revised) Posted on January 11, 2015 by Charles Irvin Jennifer Granholm, Freedom of Choice and Abortion or Black Slaves, Fetuses and the Law The stupendous American question of the 19th century was whether black slaves were legal persons entitled to the protection of the law or whether Continue Reading →

Abortion & Politics

Abortion & Politics (Revised) Posted on January 11, 2015 by Charles Irvin Jennifer Granholm, Freedom of Choice and Abortion or Black Slaves, Fetuses and the Law The stupendous American question of the 19th century was whether black slaves were legal persons entitled to the protection of the law or whether Continue Reading →

3rd Sun Easter [C] 2016

Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19 Christ’s resurrection from the dead immediately caused controversy brought on by those who sought to suppress that event. That controversy continues even in our time some 2000 years later. There are those in our own times who for their own various reasons want Continue Reading →

1st Lent [C] 2016

Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Romans 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13 Oscar Wilde was a much-celebrated Anglo-Irish literary figure, very witty… and very worldly. He once wrote: “I can resist everything but temptation.” He lived in total self-indulgence, ridiculed Victorian moral norms, and died in Paris of meningitis in the year 1900. His view of Continue Reading →