Frank Hegedüs

Biography

The Rev. Dr. Frank Hegedűs, a priest of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, is currently chaplain of Saint Margaret’s Anglican Church in Budapest, Hungary, and an area dean in the Church of England’s Diocese in Europe. Visit our Saint Margaret’s Facebook page at www.anglicanbudapest.com and like us. Isten hozott!

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November 14, 2010

We live in scary times. Millions of people in this country and around the world find themselves unemployed or underemployed – in spite of the upbeat explanations of some economists that the recession is already at an end. The...

August 29, 2010

Get a group of Episcopal clergy talking, and sooner or later the conversation will turn to their experiences officiating at weddings. Someone in the group will no doubt relate a moving story of an estranged family reconciled and reunited...

May 16, 2010

There is a story or parable, variously ascribed to the wisdom traditions of Arab, Chinese, or rabbinic literature, which illustrates well “the changes and chances of this mortal life,” as the Book of Common Prayer describes the...

February 28, 2010

As Jesus says in today’s reading from Luke, “I must be on my way.” We Americans are a restless and mobile lot. Ask around your parish community some Sunday morning at coffee hour, and you are likely as not to find fellow...

December 25, 2009

"The Word became flesh and lived among us. Here’s a question for you this Christmas Day: Say there had been no fall from grace in the Garden, and humankind had never sinned. In that case, would God have become man? Would God have...

October 4, 2009

“How much should I give to the Church?” This is the dilemma faced by most Episcopalians each year around this time as they consider their pledge and annual giving to the work of the church. As a Sunday bulletin insert from the...

March 22, 2009

Quick, what is another name for today, the Fourth Sunday in Lent? Give up? Actually, there are several possible answers to this question, all of them correct, and all of them originating in ecclesiastical history and liturgical...

February 9, 2009

“If I hear the voice of the Lord my God any more, or ever again see this great fire, I will die.” Tomorrow, February second, is a cross-quarter day, more or less. Never heard of it? Well, you are probably not alone. A cross-...

November 23, 2008

“Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” Today, the twenty-eighth and last Sunday after Pentecost, brings to a conclusion the great – perhaps long is a better word for it – season of time after...

June 15, 2008

“Jesus went about all the cities and villages.” — Matthew 9:35 Scripture is replete with images and stories of journey. We could site, for example, the epic journey of Abraham and Sarah from Ur in present-day Iraq – the center...

April 6, 2008

“He took bread, blessed, and broke it, and gave it to them.” Meals and food play an important part in the tradition of post-Resurrection stories – or narratives – found in the gospels. In one such narrative, for instance,...

February 24, 2008

"Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, 'Rabbi, eat something.'" It is not often that we find anyone in the gospels giving Jesus advice or telling him what to do. He is after all the Lord – the one who tells others what to do....

November 1, 2007

Most Episcopalians are familiar with the church year: that great cycle of prayer and liturgy that takes us from Advent through Christmas and Epiphany, on through Lent and Easter, and into the long stretch of Sundays after Pentecost....

July 8, 2007

“Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad for her, all you who love her,” it says in Isaiah 66:10. Shortly after the American Revolution, the newly constituted Episcopal Church of the United States devised a special set of prayers and...

June 3, 2007

According to those who study such things, there are well over five hundred parishes in the Episcopal Church named after the Trinity, making it, along with Christ Church and Saint John’s, one of the all-time favorite names for our...

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