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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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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