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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  • November 29: A Great Awakening (Advent 1B) November 25, 2020
    “Watch, therefore; you do not know when the Lord of the house is coming…May he not come suddenly and find you sleeping. What I say to you, I say to all: ‘Watch!'” Mark 13:33-37. We begin Advent and the liturgical year by listening to the Gospel of Mark. It is the oldest of the gospels, […]
  • November 22: The Reign of Christ (A) November 20, 2020
    “Come, blessed of my Father. Inherit the Kingdom prepared for you.” Matthew 25:31-46. The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, or the “reign of Christ” completes the liturgical year. What an extraordinary year, and one we will not long forget. With Covid-19 precautions in full force, the shelter in place orders […]
  • November 15: An Awesome God! (33 A) November 11, 2020
    “Blessed are you who fear the Lord, who walk in his ways!” Psalm 128, 1-5. The gospel passages for the Sundays in November challenge us to pay attention to the needs and hurts of those around us, learn how to grow our talents, and give an accounting of our stewardship. Today’s responsorial psalm provides insight […]
  • November 8: Are You Ready? (32 A) November 5, 2020
    “Resplendent and unfading is wisdom, and she is readily perceived by those who love her, and found by those who seek her.” Wisdom 6:12-16. Today’s gospel speaks of a parable about foolish and wise women — those who came prepared with oil for their lamps and those unprepared for the groom’s arrival. By any modern […]