HOLY FAMILY SUNDAY © 2018 INTRO: Hope all of you are enjoying a happy Christmas! Tell joke: Alright, there was this aging couple watching TV together in their home. As their hearing was challenged the TV was blaring!!! The wife asks her “hubby”… “Would you please get me a snack? I would like an ice […]

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Christmas Eve Mass – December 24, 2018

Christmas – Mass at Midnight (ABC) INTRO:​AHHHH  CHRISTMAS!  Merry Christmas everybody! Every year at Christmas, people everywhere are giving gifts (but I should say..for the most part people everywhere …….  we have to remember OUR WORLD DOES HAVE unbelievers and the indigent…. Let us BE MINDFUL OF THEM TONIGHT!  We pray …. May God protect […]

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Third Sunday in Advent © INTRO: 1. Empty the dishwasher 2. Take out the Garbage 3. Clean your room 4. Walk the dog These are the typical “kid chores” at home!!! Kids are supposed to do these, for the most part, without having to be told. It teaches them responsibility by “belonging to a family […]

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Second Sunday of Advent © INTRO: I had to ask myself…….. What’s the BIG DEAL in this reading with mentioning all the reigning governors and tetrarchs? What is LUKE doing? BASICALLY……….. It’s like setting the stage with all the “actors” on which JESUS will act. Jesus will intermingle with all these “actors” throughout his public […]

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Immaculate Conception © Homily INTRO: How many of you have BROTHERS OR SISTERS??? I am sure many of you do! I have THREE SISTERS and ONE BROTHER. Remember the ONE BROTHER is my twin!!! And he’s a priest as well. My brother’s name is JOHNNY! Is there anyone here whose name is …. John??? Well, […]

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First Sunday of Advent © INTRO: I went to the seminary for HIGH SCHOOL, which meant I attended a boarding school for my HIGH SCHOOL days. At 14, I left home and went to live at Borromeo, coming home for a THANKSGIVING, Christmas, and Easter holiday only to go back to the seminary. I LOVED […]

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33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: The other day early in the morning I was driving WEST. I noticed the other drivers, who were driving EAST, right into the rising sun…. they were all wearing SUNGLASSES!!! VERY SMART of them….. Because they wanted to SEE!!! Isn’t that true of all of us…..???? We want […]

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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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