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Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

Father Michael Deering's Sunday Homilies

The Greatest Story ever told!

Posted by Lori Wesson

The Greatest Story ever told!Homily preached December 26, 2021by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

Would you like to be a Millionaire? You’d be very rich indeed!

 

How would you like to make a Million bucks ... in one day?

 

How would you like to make a Hundred Million ... Read More »

Savor the celebration of Christmas!

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Savor the celebration of Christmas!Homily preached December 19, 2021by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

I have good memories of the many times that I would fly up to Chicago right after New Years Day so that I could celebrate a late Christmas with my Godmother, my Aunt Rita, and also ... Read More »

Keep your promises … with the grace of God!

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Keep your promises … with the grace of God!Homily originally preached December 5, 2021by Monsignor Deering

 

Six months from now ... on Saturday, June 11th, 2022, my Nephew who you know as Deacon Charles Deering, will kneel before Bishop Steven Raica in the Cathedral of St. Paul in ... Read More »

Jesus Christ is coming to town!

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Jesus Christ is coming to town!Homily preachedNovember 28, 2021by Monsignor Michael Deering

 

Now that we’re less than a month from Christmas, parents of young children may pick from a large list of good Santa Claus movies to show them.

 

One good one is the 1994 movie called: ... Read More »

Preparing for the Last Day of Your Life!

Posted by Lori Wesson

Preparing for the Last Day of Your Life!Homily preached November 14, 2021by Monsignor Deering

 

Some years ago, I attended a Legatus meeting

at “The Club” Restaurant high atop Red Mountain in Birmingham.

 

The name Legatus is a Latin word meaning “Ambassador”.

 

So, the membership of Legatus ... Read More »

We’re all at our best when we give!

Posted by Lori Wesson

We’re all at our best when we give!Homily preached November 7, 2021by Monsignor Deering

 

Many years ago, as an aspiring Salesman with the Eastman Kodak Company, I read countless books and listened to countless tapes on how to be a good Salesman.

 

One tape that I found ... Read More »

The Assumption!

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The Assumption!Homily originally preachedAugust 15, 2021

 

You may know that at a Funeral Mass, it’s common to talk about the goodness of the deceased person. But this is always done while talking about the goodness of

God!

 

Every gift, every talent and every ability that any person ... Read More »

You’re not far from the Kingdom!

Posted by Lori Wesson

You’re not far from the Kingdom!Homily originally preachedon October 31, 2021

 

When I graduated from college with an Electrical Engineering degree, I went to work for the Eastman Kodak Co. as a salesman in their Plastics Products Division.

 

Now over my 22 year career with them, I ... Read More »

Just stand there. I love to look at you!

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Just stand there. I love to look at you!Homily originally preachedon October 24, 2021

 

There’s the story of a mother and her little daughter living in Trinidad ...that’s the southernmost of the Caribbean Islands ... off the coast of Venezuela, South Amer..

 

They were very poor and ... Read More »

Don’t leave your gift on the table!

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Don’t leave your gift on the table!Homily originally preachedOctober 17, 2021

 

I find it affirming when people tell me that they remember something from a homily.

 

First of all ... it shows that they were listening in Mass ...what a great thing ...

and then by listening ... Read More »