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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Jesus, help me!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented March 10, 2019

 

 Jesus, help me!

 

My Brother Jim has been involved with the Kairos Prison Ministry for

about 16 years now. Two times a year, in the Spring and the Fall, he joins with other Christian men to go into the Donaldson maximum-security ... Read More »

Tithe to the Church!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented March 2, 2019

 

Tithe to the Church!

 

Here in Football country, the initials TD are very familiar to most people ...

since they’re used for like 6 months in row.

And those initials often bring a smile when they refer to ...

a Touch ... Read More »

Bear the image of the Heavenly One!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented February 24, 2019

 

Bear the image of the Heavenly One!

 

Growing up in Chicago, I was blessed to be part of a big extended family ...

with  many Aunts and Uncles and Cousins. In my younger years

we’d get together regularly and everyone seemed ... Read More »

God calls certain Men to be Priests!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented February 10, 2019

 

God calls certain Men to be Priests!

 

Have you ever been late to Mass?

 

I’ve run late a few times in attending daily Mass ...

and even a few times attending a Sunday Mass.

 

I lived in Atlanta for ... Read More »

We have to become love!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented February 3, 2019

 

 We have to become love!

 

Where do you want to go when you die?

Most people will answer, “I want to go to Heaven!”

Right answer!

There’s one and only one ... good place to be in eternity ... and that’s ... Read More »

Look to the Head Coach for the winning Game Plan!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented January 27, 2019

 

Look to the Head Coach for the winning Game Plan!

 

How long should the Homily be?       What’s your preference?

 

I’m aware of two big Parishes in Birmingham where the homilies are very short.

Some people travel there so they ... Read More »

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 »