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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

 Everything is loss except for the supreme good of knowing Jesus

Posted by Lori Wesson

Everything is loss except for the supreme good of knowing JesusHomily preached by Monsignor DeeringSunday, April 3, 2022

 

You may have heard of Death Bed Confessions ... where people, who know they are about to die... take the occasion to confess something very important to them, something that ... Read More »

If it fails to bear fruit, cut it down!

Posted by Lori Wesson

If it fails to bear fruit, cut it down!Homily preached March 20, 2022by Father Michael Deering

 

There are several books out now where people describe “near-death” experiences.

 

Here are a few of their titles.     See if you notice anything common among them.

 

          “90 Minutes in ... Read More »

Cling to Jesus!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Cling to Jesus!Homily presented March 6, 2022by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

Just as there are certain movies that we like to see again every Christmas Season,

because they get us into the spirit of that great celebration.

 

There are also certain movies that can get us into the ... Read More »

Bear the image of the Heavenly One!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Bear the image of the Heavenly One!Homily preached February 20, 2022by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

After baptizing a one-month-old baby after an 11:00 Sunday Mass ...

the new Father  invited me to join them for lunch at the Grandparent’s home.

 

There I got to talk with the Father, ... Read More »

God calls certain Men to be Priests!

Posted by Lori Wesson

God calls certain Men to be Priests!Homily preached February 6, 2022by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

When does Mass begin?

 

Ceremonially ... Mass begins when the congregation stands ...

while the Priest processes up to and into the Sanctuary ...

usually accompanied by the singing of an Entrance Hymn.

 

Officially ... Mass begins when the Priest kisses the ... Read More »

Lord, let me not be put to shame!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Lord, let me not be put to shame!Homily preached January 30, 2022by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

What are some of the things that you’re afraid of?

 

If you were to think about the things you fear, what would be on your list?

 

Would it include things like: ... Read More »

We’re all part of one Body … the Body of Christ!

Posted by Lori Wesson

We’re all part of one Body … the Body of Christ!Homily preached January 23, 2022by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

She doesn’t know it, but I fell in love with Barbra Streisand at an early age … right after seeing her in the 1979 movie “The Way We Were”.

I ... Read More »

The Manifestation of God and His Plan!

Posted by Lori Wesson

The Manifestation of God and His Plan!Homily preached January 2, 2022by Monsignor Michael Deering

The Christmas Season, which began 8 days ago on Christmas Day and will run for another 8 days to the Baptism of the Lord next Sunday ... is a particularly happy time of year for ... Read More »

The Virgin Mary let God’s face shine on us!

Posted by Lori Wesson

The Virgin Mary let God’s face shine on us!Homily preached January 1, 2022by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

One of the phone calls I most like to get is the announcement of the birth of a baby.

 

Over the past many months, I’ve received several calls advising me that ... Read More »

Build your Family to resist Demolition!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Build your Family to resist Demolition!Homily preached December 26, 2021by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

Fifty-Six years ago ... in the year 1965 ...  a group of Construction Engineers designed and built the original Holy Spirit Church on this spot here in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  

 

The Catholic Faith Community ... Read More »