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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  • February 17: The Lengthening of Days February 15, 2021
    “Remember that you are dust, and to dust, you shall return.” Genesis 3:19. Ash Wednesday is the starting point that marks a repair of the soul. Lent, itself, maybe the initial stage or that first step in a life-long spiritual effort. We have the promise of spring only when we take a spiritual journey to […]
  • February 14: Live the Miracle! (6 B) February 12, 2021
    “Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.” Cor. 10:11. Saint Paul tells us: “Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.” Indeed, we, too, are called to be healers and act in faith, hope, and love. Such virtue becomes most attractive when we see it in action. In the very first chapter […]
  • February 7: A Journey of Healing (5 B) February 5, 2021
    “Let us go to the nearby villages that I may preach there also. For this purpose, I have come.” Mark 1:29-39. In the early chapters of Mark’s gospel, we read of Jesus’s preaching and healing powers. In Simon and Andrew’s house, the Lord’s words and gentle touch heal Simon’s mother-in-law. Isn’t it fascinating how Jesus […]
  • January 31: Remembrance Day (4 B) January 29, 2021
    “If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.” Ps. 95 We listen to prophets’ voices such as Isaiah, Samuel, Daniel, Moses, and Jesus. Each speaks with moral courage and personal authority. Early in Mark’s gospel, Jesus is in a synagogue in Capernaum where he confronts a man with an unclean spirit. Jesus says: “Quiet! […]