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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  • May 16: “He is Never Far from Any of Us.” (Ascension B) May 14, 2021
    “So, then the Lord Jesus, after he spoke to them, was taken up into heaven and took his seat at the right hand of God. But they went forth and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the word through accompanying signs.” Mark 16:15-20. We celebrate the feast of the Ascension of […]
  • May 9: Love, the Sure Sign of God’s Presence (Easter 6B) May 7, 2021
    “Peter said: ‘In truth, I see that God shows no partiality. Rather, in every nation whoever stands in awe of God and acts uprightly is acceptable to him.” Acts 10:34-35. In the Acts of the Apostles, we read of how the leaders of Christ’s small band of disciples wrestled with how to proclaim the Lord’s […]
  • May 2: Lift Our Hearts — to Love Your Treasures! (Easter 5B) April 30, 2021
    “I am the true vine…. If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask for whatever you want, and it will be done for you.” John 15:1-8. As the “true vine,” this allegory in John’s gospel reveals who Jesus is and what he does for us. There are thirty or more metaphors […]
  • April 25: “Tell Your Friends I Am Kind.” (Easter 4B) April 23, 2021
    “I am the good shepherd, says the Lord; I know my sheep, and mine know me.” John 10:14. We celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday and honor the one who directs and values those in his fold and rescues even the little ones who stray. Following Easter, the liturgy models the very person of Christ who guides […]