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+326+ The risen King is with Us (Easter)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Jesus is the one religious Founder who is not dead. He came out of the tomb to announce the Good News of victory: He is the true King who has conquered sin and death. Our King is everywhere: in fire and water, bread and wine. We are never forgotten, never alone. Christ is Risen!

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How to know it’s really Love (Homily for Mother’s Day)

Fr. Joel Homilies, The Loving Life

Podcast: Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe?How to know it’s really Love (12:30) Easter, 6th Sunday. Anyone can say, “I love you” — but how do we know it is really love? Loving feelings? They leave us after a while. They put up with us? No, …

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Sharing Divine Life (Homily for Easter 5)

Fr. Joel Homilies, The Loving Life

Podcast: Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe?Sharing Divine Life (11:30) Easter, 5th Sunday. Being a Christian is about being in union with God; God shares His divine life with us so that we can be in Communion with God. Jesus is the vine and we are …

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Leave your Baggage in the Tomb (Homily for Easter 3)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Podcast: Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe?All we need is Jesus; leave your Baggage in the Tomb (10:10) Easter, 3rd Sunday. On our pilgrimage through life, we drag all kinds of baggage around with us. But the physical “stuff” is nothing compared to the spiritual baggage …

Pappa has called us to be an Easter People (Homily for Easter)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter Sunday. The world is different today. Something has happened that has changed our lives forever: Christ is Risen! He is truly Risen! We have heard of the Resurrection for so long that perhaps we do not realize what it really means. Let us explore how the Resurrection of Christ changes everything. Perhaps you have heard this quote: Our new …

Mothers Day – Seeing Jesus in the Wounds | #126

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter 3 – We live the Emmaus story at the Mass and on our pilgrimage through life. Every mother knows the experience of being wounded by the ones she loves. You can’t see it now, but one day you will — in those moments of being wounded, Jesus was there.

First Communion – The Father Feeds His Family | #125

Fr. Joel Homilies

Divine Mercy – God wants his children to be fully alive so he feeds us Jesus. Jesus will be entering your body today, but he doesn’t just want to enter your body. He wants to enter your heart. Pray every day and open your heart to God’s love.

Easter Sunday – Nourish the Bread of Life | #124

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter – The ancient people passed yeast down from generation to generation. Jesus is the new “starter dough,” the Bread of Life. The culture of Christ can transform lives and raise the dead — but we have to nourish it and let it grow.

Rise from the Dead

Fr. Joel God & Faith

Bulletin Article for Easter 2011 Christ is Risen! He is truly Risen! It was one of the most horrific scenes I have ever witnessed. Two cars full of teens had just collided. A body lay dead on the pavement in front of the smaller car. Farther off, a young girl age 17 or so was lying in a pool of …