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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Following God’s law is the heart of the matter!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented September 2, 2018

 

If someone with a weapon was coming at you with the intention of killing you ...

and you had a gun ...where would you aim to hit the attacker?

Would you try to shoot him in the foot or the leg?

Would ... Read More »

Are you also going to leave me?

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented Aigist 26, 2018

 

Are you ready for the quiz?     Surely, you knew it was coming ... because

I reminded you of your homework assignment the last 4 weeks in a row.

I asked you to read just one chapter in the Bible and reflect ... Read More »

The one who feeds on Jesus will have Eternal Life!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on August 19, 2018

 

For several weeks now, our weather has been hot and rainy. But three months from now our weather will turn cold ... and might even include snow and ice. 

 

We’re very sensitive to those times here in the South such ... Read More »

We are fed by the whole Mystery of Christ!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented August 5, 2018

 

What do you think of when you hear the word “Bread”?

 

Many will think of an actual loaf of bread, which is food ...

that is made from flour and water and yeast and baked in an oven.

 

Some hearing ... Read More »

The Hand of the Lord feeds us!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented July 29, 2018

 

What’s the most popular room in your house?

In most every home I’ve been in, it’s been the kitchen!

 

When company comes over, that’s the room where people tend to hang out.

Why?          Because that’s where the food is!

Yes, ... Read More »

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 »