Welcome to the Future

Fr. Joel Life on Planet Earth

In a recent episode of the podcast BackStory,  host Ed Ayers presents his co-hosts with a puzzle. He gives them three different visions of the future and asks: What do they all have in common? Two guys, Mike Donovan and Gregory Powell, have been tasked with investigating an abandoned mining operation on Mercury. The conditions are so harsh that the …


A Love-ly Lent in 3 Simple Steps (#513, 6th Sunday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Leprosy was a lot like sin. Jesus sacrifices himself to make us clean again. Lent is a time to grow in love. Spend 10-15 minutes in prayer each day, reach out to others, and give up something that’s getting in the way of love. (15 Feb 2015)