We are all familiar with the phrase “it is a writeoff.” Generally this means that what has been lost or damaged cannot be regained or repaired. We can apply it to many things and situations; however, from a Christian perspective, it should never be applied to people. Jesus offers the following parable in the Gospel of Luke: “Now all the […]
30 Sunday of Ordinary time, year C
29 Sunday of Ordinary Time, year C
Six years ago, even as it initially became clear that the Synod of Bishops would emerge as “the key to [Francis’] shake-up” of the ecclesial order, to sense that a bulked-up assembly could give the Pope a mandate to explore the possibility of female clergy and a “universal approach” to married priests would’ve seemed like a liberal fever dream.
People come to the parish from all over the country. It really is very beautiful here. The Great Smoky Mountains are the most visited National Park in the country. The “Anglo” couple that came to the “Spanish Mass” last night, … Continue reading →