7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Confirmation Retreat Day ending with the 4:30pm Mass INTRO: Let’s play SPELLING BEE…… But, let’s do it in your minds …… spell the word: EASY “It is EASY for me to boil water…. EASY” Now, think about this: What is something that you do that you consider EASY? -could […]

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Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) INTRO: “LET YOUR YES MEAN YES AND YOUR NO MEAN NO” Well, it just was VALENTINE”S Day…. and no I didn’t buy a VALENTINE’S DAY CARD, but, my oldest sister has a Valentine’s birthday…. So I was in the card shop looking for a card. The clerk was “stocking” […]

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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) INTRO: I have three sisters The youngest: creative cooking Enthusiastic Color on the plate Herbs Innovative!!!!! The middle sister: also a wonderful cook and hostess! Now there is The oldest SISTER: NO ONE wants to go over to her house!!!!!!!… For dinner!!!! We do go over, but the SILENT […]

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Second Sunday Ordinary Time (A) INTRO: Tell story of the Rabbi and the Guard Once there was a rabbi, A very poor Rabbi, Who lived in Krakow, Poland…..he, his wife, and his 4 children, They lived in a tiny hovel on a street called: LOST ANGEL. One night the poor Rabbi dreamed of great riches. […]

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Baptism of the Lord 2020 INTRO: I read a story about a husband and wife. Theirs was a longstanding and happy marriage. After Dad died, his daughters and wife had the difficult task of going through his things. Together they gathered up his clothes and belongings, distributing everything to other family members, close friends, and […]

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Epiphany – January 5, 2020

Epiphany 2020 INTRO: I remember my DAD always harping on LIGHTS!! ……………. TURN OFF THE LIGHTS! I guess my father wasn’t a good CHRISTIAN, because CHRISTIAN’S aren’t supposed to turn off our lights…. Meaning the LIGHT OF CHRIST!!!!! They are to be kept burning brightly, always ON!!!!! So, just what is this LIGHT OF CHRIST […]

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Christmas Eve Mass – December 24, 2019

Christmas Midnight 2019 (A) INTRO: 1. Who has a favorite number? (ask choir members) NICE! 2. Now everybody in church tonight… begin counting for me!!! START………. 1 2 3 4 5 ………. YOU DID THAT WELL!!!! YOU COUNTED!!!! Did you know it is roughly 100 miles from Nazareth to Bethlehem? According to GOOGLE maps it […]

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Fourth Sunday of Advent (A) 2019 INTRO: ASK: HONESTY NOW….. Raise your hands if someone has accused you of “talking too much”!!! I thought so! LOL I have been accused of such as well. Even back when I was in the second grade the Notre Dame Sister wrote to my parents: IF JAMES WOULDN”T TALK […]

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Third Sunday of Advent (A) 2019 INTRO: Now, I want to try something….. “Sit up straight”! It was all the time…. Our parents ……. telling us: “To sit up straight.” I am sure you’ve said it and or have done it when “corrected”! My mom used to make my sister walk balancing a book on […]

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Second Sunday of Advent (A) INTRO: Has this ever happened to you…..tree trimming!!!!?? Families get together; sip some beverages, listening to Christmas music, dividing up the duties of trimming the tree. Suppose you are the one who gets to do the lights…..!!! How many of you like to do the lights???? How many of you […]

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