24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: “What board games have you played?” When we were kids, our parents every now and then would BUY us kids a board game. We would go to the kitchen table open up the game… all excited… and “What’s the first thing that is found when you first open […]

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22nd Sunday in ordinary time 2018 INTRO: Sometimes the end of summer and beginning of school for some of our young people and those in the work force have us “shopping” for new clothes for school, or new clothes for work. So did we BUY the right things???? EXPLAIN: I am the uncle of three […]

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20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: I found this story…. Thirteen-year-old “Jeremiah” was about to celebrate his bar mitzvah. His grandmother, whom he called “Bubby”, asked what he’d like for a present. This 13-year-old, who could have asked his grandmother for anything in the world, but he said: “Bubby, I’d like you to make […]

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: I do not have one of those fit bits, but I know I walk at least 10,000 steps a day! I have always walked FAST!!! I remember walking with my mom and dad, sisters and brother to church. We parked in the farthest away parking lot across the […]

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: A father took his two daughters, ages 3 and 6, shopping for a new bicycle for the older daughter. Jenna picked out a “SHINY” pink bike, with a banana seat and training wheels!!! Andrea, the younger daughter, decided she wanted one as well!!! Dad explained to her that […]

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Intro: I have some friends, who, not too long ago, decided to build their own home. I remember that they were overwhelmed at first with MANY decisions as to what the house would look like. They met with different builders and contractors and finally made the decision as to […]

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4:30pm homily on June 24, 2018 INTRO: I remember being so excited, I was 9 years old, and my mom was pregnant and our parents said we could choose NAMES for the baby!! Oh wonderful…. Well I used to watch MISS BARBARA on TV a lot and so I kept asking for that name if […]

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) HAPPY FATHER’S DAY…DADS! INTRO: It is amazing the things I remember about my youth!! One thing I remember is my KINDERGARTEN REPORT CARD! Can you believe that? I was astounded at it, mainly because it COMPARED me………………..to my twin brother!!! On this report card were listed skills that a […]

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10th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: Tell the story of who is the most popular in school. PATRICK IS!!! WHY? He gives me the HIGH FIVE!!!! What is it about that action? Or the “fist bump”? It really makes a point that we are congratulating each other or we are united to each other […]

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Corpus Christi – June 3, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST INTRO: A high school student was walking down the street, past a house where a small child on a porch was S T R E C H I N G to reach the doorbell. No matter how hard the small child tried he couldn’t reach […]

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