3rd Sun [C] 2016

Nehemiah 8:2-10; I Corinthians 12:12-30; Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-21 All of us are quite familiar with inaugural addresses, especially when presidents of our country take office and begin their elected terms. Some of these addresses are, of course, more memorable than others. Unfortunately much of the content of these inaugural addresses Continue Reading →

32nd Sun [C] 2010

Fr. Charles Irvin 32nd Sun [C] 2010 2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14; 2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:5; Luke 20:27,34-38.  Two weekends ago we heard about a power group called the Pharisees, and last weekend we heard about Zacchaeus, the tax collector representing oppressive and controlling governmental officials. Today we hear about another power Continue Reading →

22nd Sun [C] – 2010

Fr. Charles Irvin Sirach 3:17-18, 20; Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24; Luke 14:1,7-14   T.S. Eliot was an American-born English poet and playwright, arguably the most important English-language poet of the past century. In one of his most famous plays, The Cocktail Party, he had a major character say: “Half the harm Continue Reading →