National Novena Begins October 1st

Fr. Joel Being Catholic

Any given Sunday in Wisconsin something special can happen. Particularly if you find yourself attending Mass at a local Catholic Church. One Sunday the Queen of Heaven came to speak to a Belgian immigrant named Adele. The message was very simple: “I am the Queen of Heaven who prays for the conversion of sinners, and I wish you to do …

A Tall Drink of Water

Fr. Joel Life on Planet Earth

I still remember the day I quit buying soft drinks. I was standing in the aisle at the grocery store debating between regular, diet, caffeine-free, real sugar, and the latest weird flavor of Mountain Dew. Suddenly it hit me: there are no good choices. Neither the sugar nor the sweet-tasting chemicals are actually good for me. I passed on the …

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Come Home to the Father (#643, 24th Sunday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

This story is all about you: you have a Father who loves you, and He won’t stop giving you stuff. Sometimes we get stuck on the stuff. When we come to our senses and remember who we are, our Father runs to us and soaks us in His mercy. [AUDIO]