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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

The Virgin Mary let God’s face shine on us!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented January 1, 2019

 

The Virgin Mary let God’s face shine on us!

 

The year 2018, just completed, continued to be another year abundant in new life for our Parish family.

Between Deacon Adrian and myself, we baptized over 30 newborn babies!

 

How wonderful ... Read More »

Beware of the great disser!

Posted by Lori Wesson

 

 

 

 

Hominly originally presented December 30, 2018

 

Beware of the great disser!

 

During the years that I taught at John Carroll Catholic High School, 2002 – 2004,

I heard the word “dissed” for the first time When students wanted to make fun of someone ... Read More »

The Top Man came and visited us!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented December 25, 2018

 

The Top Man came and visited us!

 

What a difficult year this has been for many Americans.

 

Yes, as a result of the forces of Mother Nature, many Americans experienced ...

the loss of loved ones ... the complete loss ... Read More »

Get ready to celebrate the one who was foretold!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented December 23, 2018

 

Get ready to celebrate the one who was foretold!

 

Can you name for me the 7 largest World Religions?

 

They are Christians (2.5 B), Muslims (1.8 B), Hindus (1 B),

Agnostics (700 M), Buddhists (500 M), Atheists (150 M), and ... Read More »

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented December 2, 2018

 

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

 

Each night as I go to bed, I set my 2 alarm clocks for the next morning …

yes, I have 2 clocks because I want to be sure I get up to ... Read More »

There’s but one King, who governs all, and lives forever!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented November 25, 2018

 

 

There’s but one King, who governs all, and lives forever!

 

There’s a beautiful Hymn that Catholic Priests all around the world will sing or say to begin Morning Prayer on Sunday ... the Solemnity of Christ the King.

 

Hail, ... Read More »

Priesthood Sunday!

Posted by Lori Wesson

 

Homily originally presented October 28, 2018

 

Priesthood Sunday!

 

I stand before you as a Priest.

 

And you sit before me as married men and women and single men and women.

 

Together, we represent the three possible vocations there are!

 

Religious life ... Married ... Read More »

Don’t leave your gift on the table!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented October 21, 2018

 

Don’t leave your gift on the table!

 

Here’s a story to help us understand something that most of us take for granted.

 

It’s the story of a certain Theology Professor, named Dr. Smith,

who taught at a small college out west. 

... Read More »

Marriage was designed by God!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented October 7, 2018.

 

Marriage was designed by God!

 

Years ago, there was a little comic strip that made it’s way around and always brought a good laugh from sales people … perhaps you’ve seen it too.

 

It was a series of 6 picture ... Read More »

Get rid of anything that will lead you to Hell!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented September 30, 2018

 

Get rid of anything that will lead you to Hell!

 

Little 10-year -old Timmy was helping out in his dad’s machine shop one Saturday,

when he got hurt in a terrible accident.

 

His left hand got caught in some machine ... Read More »