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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April 8, 2007

Easter moves around a lot from year to year. Unlike Christmas, which always falls on December twenty-fifth, no matter the day of the week or the number of shopping days since Thanksgiving, Easter can fall on most any Sunday between March...

January 28, 2007

“But he passed through the midst of them and went on his way.” Luke 4:30 Most Episcopalians know that when a rector leaves a parish to accept another call or perhaps to retire, the parish itself, with the assistance of the bishop...

December 10, 2006

"And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; for you will go before the Lord to prepare his ways." - Luke 1:76 Imagine for a moment a world and society in which our worth and wages were not determined by our work but...

October 1, 2006

“No one who does a deed of power in my name will be able soon afterward to speak evil of me.” Mark 9:40 You may be familiar with an outfit called the Church Ad Project. Started some years ago by a dynamic Episcopal priest with an...

June 18, 2006

“He did not speak to them except in parables.” Mark 4:34 Back in 1990 when the now famous Hubble telescope was first launched, there was not much hope for its success. Apparently its reflecting mirror had been manufactured...

March 1, 2006

“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” BCP 265 The season of Lent begins with one word: Remember. “Remember,” says priest or minister as a cross of ash and dust is traced on our brows, “that you are dust...

February 5, 2006

“The fever left her, and she began to serve them.” Most of us are familiar with Lourdes, the Roman Catholic shrine in southern France at which the Blessed Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to a saintly young woman named...

May 15, 2005

Each one heard them speaking in the native language of each… Acts 2:6 It is the custom at some churches on the Day of Pentecost to arrange for a simultaneous reading of one or the other of today’s Scripture lessons in multiple...

April 17, 2005

An Episcopal bishop who served for many years in the upper Midwest loves to tell stories he learned from the Native Americans of the area, many of whom are Episcopalians. Here is one of them. A wise man among the Indians—many Native...

March 6, 2005

Rise and anoint him; for this is the one. 1 Sam. 16:12 Remember that survey course of English literature you took back in high school or college? You probably used a textbook that was, in essence, a collection or anthology of literary...

January 9, 2005

This is my Son, the Beloved. Mt 3:17 It may come as a surprise to you that today is the first of five Sundays after the Epiphany, yet in many Episcopal churches the feast of the Epiphany itself is hardly celebrated at all. In fact,...

December 12, 2004

Here’s a question for you. Why the pink, or rose-colored, candle on our Advent wreath this morning? After all, the other three candles are all either violet or perhaps a shade of blue. Need a hint? Well, consider that this is the third...

November 14, 2004

A book of remembrance was written before him... Malachi 3:16 There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, of an American professor of philosophy doing research in the Asia. Deeply involved in her work, she asks a Japanese colleague to...

August 1, 2004

This very night your life is being demanded of you. (Luke 12:20) A perceptive parishioner once posed this question: “What would you do differently,” she asked her Bible study group, “if you knew you were going to live forever?â...

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