Note: I began writing this shortly after the attack at Emmanuel Methodist Church in Charleston, SC on June 17, 2015. Some of the specifics are now a little outdated, but I think the content as a whole remains as important now as ever. Continue reading “Lives matter. So does forgiveness. Reflections on the United States in 2015 and a response to Roxane Gay in the New York Times“
I delivered this homily on Sunday, July 5, 2015, at the Church of the Assumption in Nashville, Tennessee. This was the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Here are the readings. Continue reading “Is he not the carpenter, the son of Mary? Homily for July 5, 2015 – Now with video!“
This is a homily for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, year B. Continue reading “True love of God and neighbor in a world on life support “That we may not be wrapped in the darkness of error, but always be seen to stand in the bright light of truth.” (Collect, 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time)“
WARNING: This post contains spoilers. If you haven’t watched Downton Abbey up to and including Season 4, you probably don’t want to read this blog entry. I haven’t watched season 5, yet, so don’t add spoilers for me to the comments.
One of my brother seminarians from Nashville has posted our bishop’s response to the recent rulings by the government regarding the ongoing healthcare debate. He wrote it up well, so I’m not going to reinvent the wheel, but instead, I am going to send you on to read what he wrote. Unfortunately, I can’t find a way to do a trackback on his blog, so we’re going to handle this with a good old fashioned hyperlink. Continue reading “Bishop Choby on the recent healthcare decisions by the Government”