+341+ How to serve the King who Serves (19th Sunday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

The true King of the world is Christ himself. He promises the ultimate role reversal: in the Kingdom of God, the King serves his servants. How do we become members of such a wonderful kingdom? He will serve us in the hereafter, but only if we serve our King here and now by serving our brothers and sisters. Go and serve your King.

Thanksgiving: An attitude for the whole Holiday Season

Fr. Joel God & Faith

Deuteronomy 8:6-20 (RNAB) Therefore, keep the commandments of the LORD, your God, by walking in his ways and fearing him. For the LORD, your God, is bringing you into a good country, a land with streams of water, with springs and fountains welling up in the hills and valleys, a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees …

Are you being Generous? (Homily for the 32nd Sunday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Podcast: Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe?Ord32 – Are you being Generous? (11:21) Ordinary Time, 32nd Sunday. The prophet Elijah asks a widow for her last meal. She gives generously, and God takes care of them both. God’s nature is to give and He is willing …

Does God curse us with bad weather?

Benjamin Free Range

The first snowfall of the year is always something magical. I love to look out at the ordinary world that has been transfigured. Messy piles have disappeared, dirty things are covered over, and all the trees are clothed in white as if dressed for a wedding. I always feel that a new snowfall is a little invitation from God to …