On leaving my parish

This post is sort of related to the recent post on Trump’s election, but it is much more personal.  Let me start with a story.  About forty-five years ago, when I was six or seven, my family quit our parish, St. Patrick’s, and moved to Annunciation, the adjacent parish.  I was young, and though my [Read More…]

December 27, The Feast of the Holy Family

I am late again.  I decided to not hold myself responsible for sermons for feast days—keeping up with Sunday is proving to be enough of a challenge.  But “skipping” Christmas did not get me any closer to preparing for this feast.   The choice of readings–two first readings, two second readings (with a choice of a [Read More…]