Corpus Christi – Sacrifice That Gives Life | #131

Fr. Joel Homilies

Corpus Christi – Jesus gives himself so that we can be fully alive. When we sacrifice to God, our gifts become so much more. In the Eucharist, Jesus puts His life in our hands. Do you want to be fully alive? Then put your life into His hands.

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Trinity – Spending God’s Money | #130

Fr. Joel Homilies

Trinity – How much should Father put into the collection today? Take my wallet and you decide! Every time we pass the basket, we are making this decision. It all belongs to God. We are spending God’s money every time we give.

The Holy Spirit in the Church

Benjamin Being Catholic

Pope Benedict celebrated Mass this Sunday in St. Peter’s Basilica for the Solemnity of Pentecost. The Holy Father noted in his homily that, for the Jewish people, the feast of Passover recalled the exodus from Egypt, and the feast of Pentecost fifty days later was the celebration of the giving of the law on Mount Sinai. For the Christians, it …

Ascension – Christ left Us to do the Work | #128

Fr. Joel Homilies

Ascension – Christ healed the sick, forgave sinners, and even raised the dead. Where did he go? He is present in every single Christian! If we truly live our mission, the whole world will be able to say: Christ is Risen! He is truly Risen!

Mary of the Month (June 2011)

Benjamin Mary of the Month

This image is from a shrine to Mary outside the town of Nepi, which is north of Rome towards Viterbo. Before Christianity came to the area there was a temple to the goddess Diana, but in the year AD 520 some monks destroyed the temple and built a monastery and a basilica on top of its ruins. Two of these …