http://cultureoflifestudies.com/blog/when-heroes-become-saints-a-lesson-in-love-from-st-damien-de-veuster/

Let Jesus Bring You Back to Life (#812, 6th Sunday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

A leper was like a corpse; Jesus brought him back to life. God made you for a purpose. We get exhausted when we forget our purpose. Funeral Masses, St. Damian and Care Ministers all help remind us. This Lent let Jesus bring you back to life. (11 Feb 2018)

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The Dead Will Rise (#718, Lent 5)

Fr. Joel Homilies

It’s never too late for Jesus. The whole world will know that Jesus is Lord when he returns on the last day to raise the dead. That’s what Christian funerals are all about. But you can experience the Resurrection now by inviting Jesus in. (2 Apr 2017)

http://www.funeral-urn.com/cremation-urn-angels-embrace-blue.aspx

Bring One Another to Eternal Life (#519, Lent 5)

Fr. Joel Homilies

The little death and resurrection of Baptism prepares you for the big death and the big resurrection to Eternal life. Both times the Community brings you to Christ. Let us bring others to Christ. Let us bring others to Eternal Life. (22 Mar 2015)

How to Bury the Dead

Fr. Joel Church meets World, Life on Planet Earth

—– Part 1 of 3 —– “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin “They say death and taxes are the only things that are inevitable. The truth is, you can not pay your taxes. I’ve done it, and there’s consequences, but it can be done. Death you’re not going to …