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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

After the Struggle, Glory awaits ... Victory will be Sweet!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on March 8, 2020

 

After the Struggle, Glory awaits ... Victory will be Sweet!

 

It’s common in Sports, for the coach to give his or her players a pep-talk

right before they enter into a big game.

The purpose of the pep talk is ... Read More »

The obedience of Jesus overcomes the disobedience of Adam!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented March 1, 2020

The obedience of Jesus overcomes the disobedience of Adam!

 

You may know that the Church has chosen the readings for Sunday Mass such that the First Reading is related to the Gospel whereas the Second Reading can run as parts of a ... Read More »

Train for Heaven by becoming Holy and Perfect like God!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on February 23, 2020

 

Train for Heaven by becoming Holy and Perfect like God!

 

Back in High School, the Sport that I competed in and lettered in was Swimming.

 

Like our Holy Spirit High School, my school,

Dame High School in Chicago didn’t ... Read More »

There’s always a bigger monkey!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented September 1, 2019

 

There’s always a bigger monkey!

 

The transitions that students make when they move from Grade School to

High School and from High School to College can show them a profound truth.

 

It’s a truth that can be simply and humorously ... Read More »

Christ comes with a Cross and the Cross comes with Christ!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on September 8, 2019

 

Christ comes with a Cross and the Cross comes with Christ!

 

 

What is God’s will for the Human Race?

 

God has revealed His will to us in His Book, the Holy Bible.

It’s there we find God’s will ... Read More »

Give to Catholic Charities to help lost sheep find their way!

Posted by Lori Wesson

 

Homily originally presented September 15, 2019

 

Give to Catholic Charities to help lost sheep find their way!

 

Imagine that you’re at the airport and you’re traveling alone  …and while you’re waiting there in the gate area you notice with alarm that you can’t find your phone. ... Read More »

Lord, increase our faith!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on October 6, 2019

 

Lord, increase our faith!

 

3 months ago, I encouraged you to see the 2005 movie, “The Perfect Stranger” ,  by watching it on the Big Screen in our Parish Hall back on July 10th or by ordering or renting a ... Read More »

It pays to know the Lord!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented on August 25, 2019

 

It pays to know the Lord!

 

There was a guy named Mike who made it his business to know a lot of people. And he did such a good job ... that it seemed everybody knew him.

 

One day ... Read More »

Jesus … Arsonist and Home-Wrecker!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented August 18, 2019

 

Jesus  … Arsonist and Home-Wrecker!

 

Many people today own cats … they keep them in their homes … as pets.

These kind of cats are know as domestic cats in that

people have changed the cats ... to fit into ... ... Read More »

Don’t be fooled!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Homily originally presented August 4, 2019.

 

Don’t be fooled!

 

A year and a half into my first job as a Sales Rep for the Eastman Kodak Company, I got to attend my first National Sales Meeting at a posh resort. Now you may know that when you ... Read More »