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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Did you use all your strength?

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented July 8, 2018.

 

Last Sunday, many of you got the chance to meet my nephew, Seminarian Chuck Deering, after he served Mass.   As you could see, at age 29, Chuck is a big strong guy.

 

Well, I can remember some 20 years ago when ... Read More »

Evil is the absence of God ... who is Good!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented July 1, 2018

 

There was a college professor who was an atheist ...

and he delighted in giving Christian students a hard time.

 

One day he asked the students in his class to raise their hand if they were Christian.

He pointed to one ... Read More »

Confidently approach God for Help and Healing!

Posted by Lori Wesson

 

Homily originally presented June 10, 2018

 

A little boy, named Johnny, was visiting his Grandparents on their farm ...

and he was given a slingshot  to play with out in the woods.

 

He practiced in the woods but he could never seem to hit a target.

 

Getting discouraged ... he headed back for dinner ... Read More »

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily orignally presented June 3, 2018

Those of you who have been Catholic for a while are at least somewhat familiar with the Stations of the Cross. From the very earliest days of the Church ...

 the faithful have meditated on 14 special moments in the Passion of Jesus.

 

Reflecting on these 14 Stations, that are based in Scripture and Tradition ... Read More »

United by the Holy Spirit

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily orignally presented May 20, 2018

United by the Holy Spirit!

 

While the Holy Spirit of God is present at every Mass, we celebrate Him in a special way today … on this ... the Solemnity of Pentecost.

Our Banner and our Vestments for this Liturgy are Red ... Read More »

Jesus Ascended to the Father but remains with us on Earth?

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented May 13, 2018

 

Jesus ascended to the Father but remains with us on Earth!

 

I have a theological question for you.

 

What are the only manmade things in Heaven?

 

I’ll give you a hint.

 

In the Gospel of John (3:13), Jesus says,

“No one has gone up to ... Read More »

Love Makes The World Go Round

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented May 6, 2018

 

Love makes the world go round!

 

How would you answer the question,   “What makes the world go round?”

 

One answer you may have heard is:   “Love makes the world go round.”

          Where does that come from?

 

One place ... Read More »

The heart of God's message.....trust in God!

Posted by Dolores Burroughs

Homily originally presented April 22, 2018 The heart of God’s message ... trust in God!  

We revere the Bible as ... the Holy Word of God ... 73 Books of God speaking to us

 

What’s the first thing God said to us in His Book?

Many of ... Read More »

Thank God for witnesses?

Posted by Dolores Burroughs

Homily originally presented April 15, 2018

 

Thank God for witnesses?

 

A great victory was achieved 73 years ago, in the year 1945, when the Allied troops that included my Dad and many of your Dad’s, made their way to Berlin, Germany defeating the Nazi army, ending the ... Read More »

Jesus, who is Divine Mercy, offers forgiveness and reparation!

Posted by Dolores Burroughs

Homily presented April 8, 2018

Jesus, who is Divine Mercy, offers forgiveness and reparation!

 

This is a very busy season for our Bishop ... as he travels to all the Parishes of the Diocese to bestow the Sacrament of Confirmation on our children, 8th grade and up. He ... Read More »