UN/BELOVABLE album from Brother Priests, (c) 2016

Hollywood and ISIS Are Missing The Same Thing (#615, Lent 4)

Fr. Joel Homilies

ISIS doesn’t believe in a merciful God. Both the older son and the younger son are missing the same thing: their father’s love. Sometimes we are the older son, sometimes the younger. But we are all called to be merciful like the Father. [AUDIO]

Bishops Appeal: Missionaries of Mercy (#610, 5th Sunday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Isaiah, Paul and Peter encounter God’s mercy and then bring it to others. The Year of Mercy instituted by Pope Francis is about both receiving mercy and offering mercy. How is God calling you to be a missionary of mercy? [AUDIO/VIDEO]


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)


Abandon Ship and Believe in God’s Merciful Love (#510, 3rd Sunday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Jonah proclaims the same message as Jesus: Repent and believe in the Merciful Love of God. Time is running out for us, just like it was for the people of the Titanic. Abandon ship! God’s merciful love will catch you. (25 Jan 2015)

Ord24 – Forgiveness Is Like Spiritual Judo | #139

Fr. Joel Homilies

Ordinary24 – Today is the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attack. Jesus calls us to forgive others, including Osama Bin Laden. Forgiveness frees us and makes us better people. It turns the evil of others into spiritual growth for me.