4th Sun [A] 2011

Fr. Charles Irvin 4th Sun [A] 2011 Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12-13; 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; Matthew 5:1-15 A critic once challenged me by declaring that my homilies were preaching a message of failure to a bunch of losers. He was suggesting that the Good News of Jesus Christ is directed at losers, Continue Reading →

6th Sun [A] 2011

Fr. Charles Irvin Sirach 15:15-20; 1 Corinthians 2:6-10; Matthew 5:17-37    All of us know people of good character, people who have a reputation of being decent, respectful of others, law-abiders who lead good lives, or so they appear. We also know of some who, even though they enjoy a Continue Reading →

3rd Sun [A] 2011

Fr. Charles Irvin 3rd Sun [A] 2011Isaiah 8:23-29; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13; Matthew 4:12-17 When Jesus heard that John the Baptist had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. He left His hometown of Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali, that the prophecy of Continue Reading →