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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

If you wish, you can make me clean!

Posted by Lori Wesson

If you wish, you can make me clean!Homily originally presented February 14, 2021by Monsignor Deering

 

As you and I grow older ... we’re likely to have the need

to call upon more and more Doctors to help us with our health.

 

When we’re young, we normally need ... Read More »

Be Hopeful and preach the Good News to the Hopeless!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Be Hopeful and preach the Good News to the Hopeless!Homily originally presented February 7, 2021by Monsignor Deering

 

Forty years ago, there was a marvelous Personal Effectiveness Training Program offered in ten major cities of America that helped people learn to operate at their full potential in the way ... Read More »

Share your faith … with authority!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Share your faith … with authority!Homily originally presented January 31, 2021by Monsignor Deering

 

During the summers growing up in Chicago, my Dad would take my brothers and I over to the neighborhood swimming pool. One afternoon when I was 10 yrs. old, I was passing through the Locker ... Read More »

Let Jesus make you a Fisher of men!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Let Jesus make you a Fisher of men!

Homily originally presented January 24, 2021

by Monsignor Deering

 

Here in the South with our favorable weather for some 10 – 12 months of the year ... many people enjoy being outside doing things like hunting and fishing.

 

For ... Read More »

 Holy Families are foundational for Peace!

Posted by Lori Wesson

 Holy Families are foundational for Peace!

Homily originally presented December 27, 2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

While shopping for some gift items for my niece recently ...  

I noticed that a good number of necklaces, bracelets, earrings and T-shirts

had the Peace Sign as the ornament or image ... Read More »

What did you get Jesus for His Birthday?

Posted by Lori Wesson

What did you get Jesus for His Birthday?

Homily originally presented December 25,2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

I grew up in a family of 5 kids … I have 3 brothers and a sister.

Like many kids, our Birthdays were special occasions because we got presents …

Mom and ... Read More »

What one man can do!

Posted by Lori Wesson

What one man can do!

Homily originally presented December 20, 2020

by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

Way back in the 1970’s there was a popular country singer named John Denver. Of his many great songs, one of my favorites was called, “What one man can do”.

What one man ... Read More »

Don’t worry about it!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Don’t worry about it!

Homily originally presented November 29, 2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

“Don’t worry about it.”

 

Those 4 words were spoken 80 yrs. ago by a man by the name of Kermit A. Tyler

and those 4 words would haunt him for the rest of his life!

... Read More »

Be a good and faithful servant!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented November 15, 2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

Be a good and faithful servant!

 

Back when you were in Gradeschool, did you ever get any “E”s on your Report Card? Maybe not ... unless you attended Public School up in the northern states.

 

In the ... Read More »

Stay ready ... for the Final Test is unannounced!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented November 8, 2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

Stay ready ... for the Final Test is unannounced!  

I heard of a Priest, who’d been pastor of his Parish and Catholic Grade School for some 20 years. And each year when school resumed in August, he made ... Read More »