Tag: The Rev. Charles C. McCoart Jr.

Gut-wrenching Compassion

We’re working our way through the sixth chapter of Mark’s gospel this month, taking a deep look at what it means to live like Jesus.  Living like Jesus is more than just doing what Jesus does, and saying what Jesus says.  Living like Jesus means having the same purpose and identifying ourselves completely with Christ. …

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It’s hard to go home again.

You Can’t Go Home Again is a great American novel by Thomas Wolfe, published in 1940.  The novel tells the story of George Webber, a novice author, who writes a book that turns out to be filled with references to his hometown of Libya Hill, which was actually Asheville, North Carolina. The book was an unqualified…

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The Holy Spirit is…

Greetings everyone! Today we celebrate The Feast of Pentecost.   Today is our Christian celebration of the birth of our church as recounted in the second chapter of the biblical book titled, The Acts of the Apostles.  This book is also written by St. Luke and follows his gospel telling of the life of Christ. The story…

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Being Pruned Sucks!

As most of you know, we have a lot of children in our parish and preschool.  I love watching your children grow, and I marvel at the rapid changes in their lives, changes that daily take place.  One of the things I find so fascinating is the independence that begins to develop at a very…

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Happy Healing Hopeful Anniversary

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from Chuck McCoart Today, March 11th, is the one year anniversary on which the World Health Organization acknowledged what had already become a reality, that the world we knew was dealing with a deadly pandemic.  About a week later, California would become the first…

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