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

Fr. Joel Homilies

Podcast: Play in new window | 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 …

Pilgrimage to Good Help

Fr. Joel Being Catholic, Church meets World

Quick info on the Walking Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, June 6 – June 10 PDF Brochure Pilgrimage 2011 includes the application form Facebook Page “Pilgrimage to Good Help” Facebook Event ‘Walking Pilgrimage from Oconto to the Shrine’

Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help

Benjamin Being Catholic

Bishop David Ricken of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, made history on December 8th, 2010. He became the first bishop in the United States to formally approve an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1859, Our Lady had appeared three times to a young Belgian farm girl at a spot north east of Green Bay. The third time, …

Called to bear witness

Benjamin God & Faith

VATICAN CITY, 6 NOV 2010 (VIS) – At 4.30 p.m. today Benedict XVI celebrated Mass for the Holy Year of Santiago de Compostela in the city’s Plaza de Obradoiro, so called because it once housed the workshops of the stonemasons who worked on the cathedral. The square was able to accommodate some 8,000 people while the rest followed the Eucharistic …

Holy Pilgrimage!

Fr. Joel Being Catholic

I’m out of the office this week, I tell people.“On vacation?”, they ask.“No, I’ll be on pilgrimage.”“All week?”“Yes. I’m walking from Oshkosh to Holy Hill. It’s a distance of 65 miles.”“What?????? You’re walking???”Yes, I am. The tradition of the pilgrimage is one of the oldest in our faith. Here is some explanation: PilgrimagesThe Israelites were fond of pilgrimages. Their annual …