Epiphany 2017

In 1967 my parents moved us from Lakewood to Fairview Park to what I always refer to as THE BIG HOUSE which we occupied until last year. When they did that ……they made a decision: “To make new friends” in CHRIST Or As is more typical; “To make new friends in the new church to […]

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Holy Family Sunday 2017

INTRO: I was diagnosed at a very early age with poor eyesight. I used to run around fast and turn corners, but never quite making it and ended up smacking into the door jamb! At one point, they put a SPACE HELMET on me to protect me and finally realized…something wrong with his eyes! The […]

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Funeral Homily for Dave DiGirolamo

David DiGirolamo Funeral Homily Thursday December 28, 2017 6:00pm IHM INTRO:​ When I was at the seminary in my last few years of studying for the priesthood a new priest faculty member joined our seminary. He was quite brilliant, had written books that were published, and sort of let others know that he did all […]

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What’s in a name? Do you know how you got your name? My name is “JAMES EDWARD”. Of course, I am called “Father Jim” by you and some of my family calls me “Jimmy”, some of them spell “Jimmy” with a “Y” at the end and some spell it with an “IE” (don’t ask me […]

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The Beggar’s Bowl

One day a great KING was travelling through his Kingdom when he met an old beggar carrying a large bowl. “What can I do to help you, old man?” “There is nothing you can do for me, sire.” “What do you mean? I am the KING! I possess unlimited power and wealth. I can fulfill […]

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