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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

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!

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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 »

Be in that Number ... when the Saints go marching in!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented November 1, 2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

Be in that Number ... when the Saints go marching in!

 

Many years ago I was a Sales Rep in San Francisco working for a great Regional Manager. Her name was Barbara Jean and she was one of ... Read More »

God will always be ... Number One!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on October 18, 2020

Monsignor Michael Deering

 

God will always be ... Number One!

 

In the world of Sports, there are many different Individuals and

    many different Teams ...

all competing to be ...  #1.

 

From Individual Sports like Tennis and Golf ...

      to Team Sports like Football and Baseball and Basketball ... Read More »

Everyone loves a banquet … God’s is the best!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented October 11, 2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

Everyone loves a banquet … God’s is the best!

 

There was a Bash that took place in Tuscaloosa 8 Months ago. It was held at the Bryant Conference Center on Saturday, February 1st & many of you were there. 

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More than Relationship ... we want Union with Jesus!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented September 27,2020

Monsignor Michael Deering

 

More than Relationship ... we want Union with Jesus!

 

A Priest friend of mine tells the story of the time he was out getting some exercise by walking in the park and a woman approached him and said,

“May ... Read More »

Receiving forgiveness requires granting forgiveness!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on September 13, 2020

by Monsignor Deering.

 

Receiving forgiveness requires granting forgiveness!

 

A single mother, who was struggling to pay all her bills,

received two letters in the mail one day.

The first letter was an offer to consolidate her debt into lower monthly payments.

The other letter was notification that she had just won $1 Million in the ... Read More »

Trust God and follow His Plans!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on September 20, 2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

Trust God and follow His Plans!

 

Early in my career with Eastman Kodak, I worked in Product Development up in Rochester, New York where I had a fine boss by the name of Lew Mariotti.

 

Lew ... Read More »

Praying with and in the Church!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally preached on September 6, 2020

by Monsignor Deering

 

Praying with and in the Church!

 

During each of the 12 years that I was Pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Gardendale, my Youth Leaders, DRE’s, Parents and I would take our kids away twice ... Read More »