Father Mike Russo

Father Mike Russo is the host of Sunday to Sunday, the preaching journey. He is a Roman Catholic priest and a retired professor of Communication Studies at Saint Mary's College of California where he taught journalism and political communication.

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  • October 25: America’s Choosing Day (30 A) October 21, 2020
    “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” Matt 22:34-40. Jesus’s emphatic reply to his questioners remains a centerpiece for the good life. His law of love remains our task — to love the Lord, our God with heart, soul, and mind. And, to “love our neighbors as ourselves.” Such a double-commandment of love […]
  • October 18: Caesar’s Coin (29 A) October 16, 2020
    “Whose image is this and whose inscription?… Then, repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” Matthew 22: 15-21. Jesus’s reply to the Herodians: “Pay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and to God what belongs to God,” is a biblical showstopper! Coming as it does after a series […]
  • October 11: Dress for the Occasion (28 A) October 8, 2020
    “I have learned the secret of being well-fed and going hungry, of living in abundance and of being in need. I can do all things in him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20.   In today’s parable, Matthew likens the kingdom of heaven to a king’s invitation to a wedding feast for his son. Among […]
  • October 4: The Journey to Assisi (27 A) October 2, 2020
    “Brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” Philippians 4:6-9. This month of October, we honor great saints who have inspired generations. Today is the […]