Search Party’s Greatest Hits

Fr. Joel Being Catholic, Church meets World, Homilies

The Top 10 Homilies of 2014 Last year’s podcast “album” was called Search Party. It was meant to focus our attention on the lost sheep who had wandered away from God. The album artwork showed four sheep and one was straying. Each homily had a little featured image that was a sheep on a colored background that matched the liturgical …

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You are a Child of the King — So Act Like It (#451, Christ the King)

Fr. Joel Homilies

You are sons and daugthers of the King, and so princes and princesses in the Kingdom. God’s kingdom requires that we serve and not be served. He gives us opprotunities every day — seize them, because the King doesn’t forget. (23 Nov 2014)

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Throw the Money Changers Out of Your Heart (#449, Lateran Basilica)

Fr. Joel Being Catholic, Homilies

The Temple is a place of encounter where God meets his people. They sacrifice and he blesses them. Church is also a place of encounter. So is your heart. Cast the clutter out of your heart to make room for God. (9 Nov 2014)

How to Bury the Dead

Fr. Joel Church meets World, Life on Planet Earth

—– Part 1 of 3 —– “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin “They say death and taxes are the only things that are inevitable. The truth is, you can not pay your taxes. I’ve done it, and there’s consequences, but it can be done. Death you’re not going to …