29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: “What is it about wanting to be first?” I remember (and I am dating myself!!!!!) I would always run to the car BECAUSE I wanted the front seat!! Also… In school, I always wanted to be the first CALLED ON to do something for the teacher……….or…….the first one […]

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) God’s power! INTRO: QUESTION: What are we supposed to learn today? – sell everything? – follow the commandments? – be careful of being wealthy? – Who is the MAIN CHARACTER? – The RICH guy? – Jesus? – Disciples? – Children? A lot of times the expectation in MOVIES, BOOKS, […]

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27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: Dum, dum, da dum…. Dum, dum, da dum Tell story of the NEW PRIEST… -all excited for his FIRST wedding -not sure how many of you know the details of the ROMAN MISSAL, but this new priest was “still” fumbling a bit with the pages/ritual HE WANTED TO […]

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Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: Matthew Kelly tells a story about a HAPPY business man named Paul who was in NEW YORK CITY pitching his marketing ideas MOST SUCCESSFULLY to this huge company. It ended up being the BEST MEETING HE HAD EVER HAD and every one of his team members was […]

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: I’ve got to say I grew up with a more tolerant MOM than DAD! MOM could let things slide, but not DAD. If we had certain chores to do, they had better be done. But you know how it is… I knew in my head I can get […]

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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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