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Selected homilies, presentations, and talks of Fr. John Riccardo, Pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Plymouth, Michigan.

Selected homilies, presentations, and talks of Fr. John Riccardo, Pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Plymouth, Michigan.
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Selected homilies, presentations, and talks of Fr. John Riccardo, Pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Plymouth, Michigan.

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English


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November 4, 2018-5 PM Mass at OLGC-Fr. Myron Effing

11/5/2018
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Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish was pleased to host Fr. Myron Effing, CJD, for a weekend missionary appeal this past weekend. Fr. Myron works with the Mary Mother of God Mission Society and has been working to revive the Roman Catholic Church in Eastern Russia for the past 27 years. In this homily from the 5 PM Mass at OLGC Fr. Myron details his work in Vladivostok, Russia. Listeners can learn more about this work by visiting the Mary Mother of God Mission Society website.

Duration:00:22:34

Solemnity of All Saints

11/3/2018
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Fr. Riccardo discusses what Jesus is trying to teach us through the Beatitudes in this homily for the Solemnity of All Saints.

Duration:00:12:38

October 21, 2018-10 AM Mass at OLGC

10/22/2018
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Fr. Riccardo preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the 10 AM Mass, Fr. John discusses the request made by James and John in the gospel reading (MK 10:35-45), the response of the other apostles, and Jesus's words to them and to us regarding the nature and purpose of authority.

Duration:00:17:56

October 14, 2018-10 AM Mass at OLGC-Deacon Mitchell

10/15/2018
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Deacon Steve Mitchell preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church for the second weekend in October. In this homily from the 10 AM Mass, Deacon Steve discusses the gospel account (MK 10:17-30) of the rich young man's encounter with Jesus while calling the congregants to follow Him.

Duration:00:14:06

October 7, 2018-8 AM Mass at OLGC-Deacon Carignan

10/8/2018
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Deacon Dave Carignan preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church for the first weekend in October. In this homily from the 8 AM Mass, Deacon Dave discusses what happens when a man and woman marry in the Church, the importance of prayer in marriage, and the marriage covenant. He discusses the annulment process in the Catholic church and extends an open invitation to the congregants to enter into a discussion with the clerical staff of the parish regarding marriage and...

Duration:00:17:03

September 30, 2018-5 PM Mass at OLGC-Fr. Prentice Tipton

10/4/2018
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Fr. Prentice Tipton preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Church this past weekend. In this homily from the 5 PM Mass, Fr. Prentice asks the congregants, "Are we acting like prophets in the world and in the church today?" Fr. Prentice looks at Mother Teresa as an example of a modern-day prophet.

Duration:00:16:50

September 18, 2018-Funeral Liturgy for Thelma Riccardo

9/19/2018
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The funeral liturgy for Thelma Riccardo, the mother of Fr. John Riccardo, was celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church in Birmingham, Michigan on September 18th. This is a podcast of Fr. John's homily from that Mass. It may also be view on the Our Lady of Good Counsel YouTube channel using this link. Fr. John and the entire Riccardo family are most appreciative of all of the prayers offered for his mother and in support of the family.

Duration:00:24:15

September 16, 2018-10 AM Mass at OLGC

9/17/2018
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Fr. Riccardo discusses a hopeful word, a familiar word, and a commissioning word in this homily from the 10 AM Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. While reflecting on the passing of his mother, Thelma Riccardo, on the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows (September 15th), Fr. John turns to Revelation 21 and the promise that God has made to each of us that there will be a new heaven and a new earth. He tells the congregants that Jesus has defeated Satan, Sin, and Death by His death on the cross....

Duration:00:18:22

September 12, 2018-Mass for Victims of Sexual Abuse

9/13/2018
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On the evening of September 12th, Fr. Riccardo celebrated a Mass for victims of sexual abuse.

Duration:00:13:33

September 2, 2018-10 AM Mass at OLGC-Deacon Carignan

9/3/2018
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Deacon Dave Carignan preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church for the first weekend in September. In this homily from the 10 AM Mass, Deacon Dave discusses the scandal in the Catholic Church as a crisis of the human heart and remarks that the church leadership cannot bring about the needed healing. Only the people can bring about healing by demanding that the full truth come out so that the many good and holy priests and bishops can be freed from the chains of...

Duration:00:13:29

August 26, 2018-Noon Mass at OLGC-Deacon Steve Mitchell

8/27/2018
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Deacon Steve Mitchell preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the noon Mass, Deacon Steve tells the congregants that the crisis in the Church feels like profound grief and loss. Jesus, the Incarnate Word is with us in everything. He is the faithful One to whom we give witness. God offers us himself, life and love or we choose death and nothing. We each must choose.

Duration:00:14:33

August 19, 2018-5 PM Mass at OLGC-Fr. Prentice Tipton

8/20/2018
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Fr. Prentice Tipton preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the 5 PM Mass, Fr. Prentice discusses the scandalous news regarding the Catholic Church and tells the congregants that Jesus prays in silence for the things that have disfigured His church.

Duration:00:11:23

July 29, 2018-10 AM Mass at OLGC

7/30/2018
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Fr. Riccardo offers an orientation to the sixth chapter of the gospel of John in this homily from the 10 AM Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. As the Sunday gospel readings for the next five weeks are from John 6, Fr. John looks at the readings from a perspective of history. How do we respond to Jesus, who is the savior of the universe? The fitting response is to worship Him and to tell others about Him. In an age where so many are wandering aimlessly, it is important to share the...

Duration:00:20:43

July 22, 2018-10 AM Mass at OLGC-Deacon Steve Mitchell

7/23/2018
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Deacon Steve Mitchell preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the 10 AM Mass, Deacon Steve tells the congregants that Jesus and the power of his gospel, lived out in the lives of His people, has the power to unite people across the most desperate divisions. It happened in the apostle Paul’s communities and it can happen even in our politically divided nation.

Duration:00:16:56

July 8, 2018-Noon Mass at OLGC-Fr. Prentice Tipton

7/10/2018
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Fr. Prentice Tipton preached at all of the masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the Noon Mass, Fr. Prentice focuses on the second reading from St. Paul (2 COR 12:7-10). Fr. Prentice points out that St. Paul views his weakness as a pathway by which the grace of God gains access to his life. It is an entryway for the power of God to flood his life. Fr. Prentice remarks that there is a humility that comes when we have to face our weaknesses and that...

Duration:00:09:34

July 1, 2018-Noon Mass at OLGC-Deacon Carignan

7/2/2018
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Deacon Dave Carignan preached at all of the weekend masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the noon Mass, Deacon Dave discusses the difference between belief and faith. He remarks that belief is just a starting point for running the faith race, which requires a lifelong commitment to doing the will of Jesus. Deacon Dave concludes by pointing out that service to and witness to the faith are necessary for our salvation.

Duration:00:15:10

June 24, 2018-5 PM Mass at OLGC

6/25/2018
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Fr. Riccardo preached at all of the weekend masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the 5 PM Mass, Fr. John discusses our reluctance to share the gospel with others. He encourages the congregants to complete a survey found on the parish website that was designed to assess the reasons why we find it difficult to share the gospel message in public. The survey will be active until Friday, July 6th.

Duration:00:05:59

June 3, 2018-Noon Mass at OLGC-Fr. Prentice Tipton

6/5/2018
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Fr. Prentice Tipton preached at all of the weekend Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church for The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. In this homily from the noon Mass, Fr. Prentice reminds the congregants that we are a priestly people and share in the royal priesthood of the faithful. By uniting our prayer with Jesus' prayer the hurts and wounds of history can be healed. Fr. Prentice points out that the Eucharist is a world-changing sacrifice, and that the body and blood...

Duration:00:19:32

May 27, 2018-10 AM Mass at OLGC-Deacon Mitchell

5/29/2018
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Deacon Steve Mitchell preached at all of the weekend Masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the 10 AM Mass, Deacon Mitchell points out that we have everything we need: Missionary God, Missionary Mandate, and a Missionary Heritage. So why aren’t we turning the world upside down?

Duration:00:15:56

May 25, 2018-Streamer Day Mass Homily

5/25/2018
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Each year Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish School celebrates a Streamer Day Mass to recognize the eighth grade students who will soon complete their final studies at the elementary school. Fr. Riccardo's homily from this year's Mass is presented here.

Duration:00:15:01