Hunting a Wild Turkey with the Holy Spirit | #826

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter 5 – I got my first wild turkey thanks to Lee’s mentoring. The Holy Spirit mentors and guides us, gives us mentors, and calls us to mentor others. Let us allow the Holy Spirit to build us up in the faith so that we can build up others.

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Shepherd in a Snow Storm | #825

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter 4 – The Good Shepherd never forgets a sheep. Come hell or high water, blizzard or earthquake, the Good Shepherd will be there with you and for you. How would your life look different if you trusted this much in God’s love for you?

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Be a Living Witness to the Resurrection | #824

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter, Blizzard Sunday – Eyewitnesses saw the risen Jesus and it changed their lives forever. Where have you seen the Risen Jesus? How has He changed your life? People will believe in the Resurrection when they see the transformation in us.

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The Eucharist: Miracle of Mercy | #823

Fr. Joel Homilies

Divine Mercy – Jesus is like us in all the ways that make us miserable. It is precisely in our misery that God comes to meet us and offer mercy and feed us with True Love. Pray to experience once again for the first time the Miracle of the Eucharist.

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Happily Ever After – Message for Easter 2018

Fr. Joel God & Faith

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Jesus’ cry on Good Friday still echoes in our ears. We have all felt this way. “Why did God abandon me when my parents divorced…when my Grandma died…when my son was killed…when I got cancer…?” We see violence in our schools, mass shootings, broken marriages, selfish politics, endless wars, cancer, and …