Third Sunday of Advent A 2022 Gaudete Sunday INTRO: I was in the third grade and after being diagnosed with “lazy EYE” and getting poor grades because I could not see the blackboard, I was finally prescribed with glasses to wear 100% of the time. So, the glasses helped me SEE BETTER! Seeing better is […]

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Second Sunday of Advent (A) INTRO: How many of you like to do the lights, decorating a Christmas tree???? How many of you HAVE CERTAIN WAY TO DO THE LIGHTS??? So here I am…doing the lights….…. ALL OF SUDDEN, I hear: Um, JIM, don’t you want to GO AROUND THE TREE doing the lights, instead […]

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First Sunday of Advent (A) 2022 INTRO: Have you ever been on a pilgrimage? Pilgrimages are HOLY JOURNEY’S from beginning to end. It is at the end of the journey that is “possibly” most special and rewarding for the “pilgrims.” The El Camino de Santiago is a famous “walking” pilgrimage in Europe beginning in France […]

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Christ the King Homily 2022 C Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe INTRO: Many times, in “social circles” people talk about their lives, their traditions, their customs, and their nationality. And that makes for good conversations, and it helps people to really know one another. And each of us here has that information […]

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2022 C INTRO: Glad you are here tonight (today). Is not worship beautiful and impressive? I did grow up with the steady practice of attending not only Sunday Mass, but even weekday Mass! Those of you here who do attend weekday Mass, wouldn’t it be something to see two young […]

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time © INTRO: A while ago, I had a meeting for lunch in downtown Cleveland… It is typically crowded…always difficult to find a parking spot, but in this one area…I have always been lucky. Lo and behold that famous day…WOW spots all over the place waiting for MY parked car! I […]

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