It takes a fairly secure minister to preach against gluttony only days before Thanksgiving. This past Sunday our congregation wondered whether our priest planned it that way or if his sermon series on the seven deadly sins just happened to fall out that way.  

Really, is there ever a good time to talk about eating as a sin?

Things got particularly meddlesome when Father Cliff pointed a finger at the Hostess brand - Twinkies, Donettes and Ho Ho’s - as an illustration of our American penchant…  [more]