Listen, My Priest!

Fr. Joel Free Range

Leave aside the things that distract you from Me. I am the One Thing Necessary to you in this life. Save your eyes, your ears, your mouth, your hands, and your heart, your whole being for Me, and I will unite you to Myself. Close your eyes to vanities, and your ears to flattery and deceit. Open your mouth to …

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Wounded Shepherd, Wounded Sheep (#525, Easter 4)

Fr. Joel Homilies

The Good Shepherd bears wounds from dying for his sheep. His sheep bear the same wounds. This unconditional loving becomes the cornerstone of our lives, and enables us to avoid dead-ends of selfishness. Follow the wounded shepherd. (26 Apr 2015)

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Food to Sustain Us on Our Journey to the Promised Land (#524, First Communion)

Fr. Joel Homilies

God fed the Israelites with manna in the desert until they reached the Promised Land. We walked through the Red Sea when we were baptized. Now God feeds us with the Eucharist on our journey through the Spiritual desert and into Heaven. (19 Apr 2015)

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Our Mission: Bring Others to God’s Mercy (#522, Divine Mercy)

Fr. Joel Homilies

The members of God’s family all have a job to do. We must bring God’s mercy to the needy, the sinners, and the doubters among us. Jesus told Sr. Faustina about His Divine Mercy. Let’s receive God’s mercy. Let’s bring others to God’s mercy. (12 Apr 2015)

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I Know Jesus is Risen Because I see Him Within You (#521, Easter Sunday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Where is Jesus? He is with us on the road and at the Mass. Every Sunday we practice for Heaven. Keep searching for Jesus and He will find you. Receive Him and others will find Him within you and say: Christ is Risen! (5 Apr 2015)

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The Tomb is Empty; Where is Jesus? (Easter 2105)

Fr. Joel Being Catholic

“They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they put him.” These are the first frantic words of Mary Magdalene on the morning of Easter Sunday. She had seen Jesus nailed to the cross for three hours. She had watched him die on Good Friday. She watched as they buried him, sealed the tomb, and …