Good Friday 2018

Intro: I HAVE a nephew who is now a freshman in HIGH SCHOOL. He’s typically a pretty happy kid. When he was in either kindergarten or first grade on break from school during holy week he came down for breakfast on GOOD FRIDAY morning. His mom and dad were at the table sipping coffee. He […]

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INTRO: FOOD is powerful!!!! Food has the ability to transport our senses to another world!! It can help us recall the memories of family….. Maybe it was your mom, who rolled out dough, chopped, sautéed, and blended which caused your family home to have wonderful aromas that brought you (and your stomach) excitement, smiles, anticipation, […]

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday (B) 2018 INTRO: Saint Peter’s Basilica is HUGE! Everything inside likewise……. HUGE in size. It’s awesome to behold and I was fortunate in 2008 to spend a considerable three month sabbatical in Rome and I visited this wonderful Basilica MANY, MANY, TIMES! I want to point out that the Altar of sacrifice, under […]

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Fourth Sunday of Lent (A) INTRO: It was an early diagnosis for me that my RIGHT EYE is “lazy”. They called it: amblyopia. People also have other kinds of physical blindness that is far worse than a lazy eye ……. that some of you may have; that some of you have gotten either through human […]

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INTRO: In my elementary school years it was a pattern that we twin brothers and sister, BEFORE we would go to school, we would go to daily Mass at our parish church. Things were so different in those years and we would actually attend Mass without a parent! Typically, Dad would drop us off on […]

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INTRO: I had a couple of nicknames growing up… 1. one was “Jimbo” 2. another was “JAMIE” 3. The one I received in High School …. I won’t tell you!!! LOL But, We do “nickname” people in our lives, out of “affection” for the person. Many times we “shorten” their names too: Unfortunately, we may […]

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INTRO -There’s a cute commercial on TV that I have seen a couple of times…it’s an ad for choosing between chocolate milk TRUMOO and white milk and it shows a red devil and a white angel both speaking to the person the pros and cons of TRUMOO chocolate and white milk causing the person to […]

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Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time HOMILY INTRO: Loneliness can be a difficult part of life. No one wants to be lonely. They say “one can be lonely even in a crowded room”! Maybe even in this crowded room? THE REALITY……. there are people who are lonely! Easy question…… Who were the two main characters in […]

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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) INTRO: A young man sought a job position with a MASTER JEWELER. He wanted to become an expert “gemologist” as well, BUT the MASTER JEWELER brushed him off, assuming that the applicant was too young to have the patience demanded to learn the craft. The young man PLEADED for […]

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