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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Being Catholic … with zeal!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented May 31, 2020

 

Being Catholic … with zeal!

 

Some years ago the Diocese of Birmingham started the Catholic Businessmen’s Luncheon that was held at the beautiful restaurant called The Club high atop Red Mountain.     It was a quarterly gathering of Catholic men to build fraternity

    and be spiritually renewed by the insights of a Guest ... Read More »

Praise the Lord ... Alleluia!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented May 17, 2020.

 

Praise the Lord ... Alleluia!

 

Last night we celebrated a Special Mass in this room for the 25 Seniors of our Holy Spirit Catholic School. They and just the members of their household were here for their Graduation Mass and Graduation Ceremony.

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Like Father … like Son!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented May 10, 2020

 

Like Father … like Son!

 

While we won’t have any ordinations for our Diocese this year ...

but we’re very hopeful to have one next year about this time.  That would be the ordination of my nephew, Chuck Deering, to be ... Read More »

Jesus, the Shepherd and Gate to Eternal Life!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented May 3, 2020

 

Jesus, the Shepherd and Gate to Eternal Life!

 

For all of you adults viewing this celebration of Mass, think back to your days in the classroom.     Did you ever have a Professor who would begin class by backing up a class ... Read More »

The Mass – a re-presentation of the once for all sacrifice!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented April 26, 2020

 

The Mass – a re-presentation of the once for all sacrifice!

 

With the “Stay at home” directive still in place, and still being honored by many, I’ve heard some people ask another,

“What’s the first thing you’re going to do when ... Read More »

A Pardon like no other!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented April 19, 2020

 

A Pardon like no other!

 

In my homily last week for Easter Sunday, I began with a story ...

 

a story that hopefully helped you to realize and never forget

that the whole Human Race was saved from eternal separation ... Read More »

My Son died for you ... don’t you see how much I care?

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presente April 11, 2020

 

My Son died for you ... don’t you see how much I care?

 

 

I’d like to share a little story with you ...

 

a story I read when it was first published 18 years ago ... in 2002.

 

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Palm / Passion Sunday!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented April 5, 2020

 

Palm / Passion Sunday!

 

In Matthew’s Gospel, just proclaimed, we heard the many things Jesus went through

on the last day of His life.    He was betrayed, He was arrested, He was scourged,

        He was crowned with thorns, He was ... Read More »

If you listen to God … you’ll be able to see!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented April 3, 2020

 

If you listen to God … you’ll be able to see!

 

For all the people in the world that don’t know who Jesus is,

A most excellent way to discover who Jesus is

would be to find out who Jesus said ... Read More »

The only way to live!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented March 29, 2020

 

The only way to live!

 

Over the last three Sundays lengthy Gospels have described situations

that would bring anxiety and even fear in most of us: There was the woman who went to the well because she was thirsty There was ... Read More »