Heart with a door and ladder

Want God to Open the Door of Heaven? Do This One Thing | #939

Fr. Joel Homilies

Ordinary 21 – Now is the time to listen to Jesus’ voice and come home to the Father. If you want Jesus to open the doors of Heaven for you, open the door of your heart for Him. Communion is like an Altar Call: Can I get an Amen?

Icon of Jesus Holding Mary's Soul

We Found the Ark of the Covenant Hiding in Plain Sight | #937

Fr. Joel Homilies

Assumption – King David brought the Ark to Jerusalem. When Jesus has defeated the enemies Sin and Death, and is seated on the Throne, he welcomes the new Ark into the Hoy City, the new Jerusalem. You too receive the Bread of Life; you too are an ark.

No Homily for August 11, 2019

Fr. Joel Free Range

Podcast: Download (Duration: 0:38 — 439.6KB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe?Ordinary Time, 19th Sunday (C) I didn’t preach this weekend because Deacon Ben was preaching for the Seminarian Collection. I’ve enjoyed a few weeks not having to preach because of having a deacon for the summer. But …

Start Planning for Eternity | #936

Fr. Joel Homilies

Ordinary 18 – It’s never too early to plan your funeral. Jesus wants to share his inheritance with you. We won’t be able to take his hand if our hands are full of vanities, feuds, and earthly riches. What kind of legacy will you leave behind?

I Stopped Playing Video Games for Good. Here’s Why

Fr. Joel Life on Planet Earth

“Mom, can we please get a Nintendo?” It was the late 80’s or early 90’s and everyone had an NES. Everyone but us. A shiny world of endless 8-bit adventure awaited me. The local Walmart had them on sale: “Please could we get one?” My parents finally relented. They must have been relieved when the Walmart was sold out. We …