Posts Tagged With: faith sharing

There Is More to Life than Girl Scout Cookies

HOMILY

Preached at Holy Sepulcher Parish on August 4, 2018 at 6:00pm Mass and August 5, 2018 at the 8:00am and 10:30am Masses

A woman goes to the doctor for a checkup and gets a poor bill of health.  The doctor tells her, “Your cholesterol is too high and you are overweight.  You must change your eating habits.  Remember, you are what you eat.”  They agree to make an appointment in six weeks to re-evaluate her condition.

In six weeks the woman returns to the doctor and the doctor is furious.  “Your cholesterol is up ten points and you’ve gained twenty pounds!” he yells at her.  “What have you been doing the past six weeks?”

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Put On Your Bright Purple Pants of Faith

HOMILY

Preached at Holy Sepulcher Parish on July 7, 2018 at 6:00pm Mass and July 8, 2018 at the 8:00am and 10:30am Masses

Three friends die in a car crash and arrive in heaven together.  During their orientation St. Peter asks them, “At the funeral home, when your friends and family are mourning your death, what would you like to hear them say as they look over you in the casket?”

The first guy immediately replies, “I would like to hear them say that I was a good man and doctor who did so much to help those in need.”

The second guy says, “I would like to hear them say that I was a good husband, father, and teacher who made a huge difference in the lives of so many people.”

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