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Cherish the Gift of the Holy Spirit | #1032

Fr. Joel Homilies

Pentecost – The Holy Spirit calls us back to our true identity as children of God the Father, members of the Body of Christ, and temples of the Holy Spirit. Don’t just receive Communion; cherish Him and hold tight to the Holy Spirit and the Sacred Heart.

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Communion Services Begin May 30-31

Fr. Joel Being Catholic

I want to begin with a note of gratitude. Thank you for your patience! I know that for many of you, Sunday Mass is the highpoint of your week. It gives you a chance to connect with God and with your church family and focus on the things that matter. You leave with a renewed sense of your identity as …

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You Have a Place Prepared for You | #1029

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter 5 – You are chosen and precious and have a place prepared for you in Heaven. Holy Mother Church will birth you into eternal life and Jesus will be there to catch you. Jesus has a place prepared for you; do you have a place prepared for Jesus?

When Can We Get Back to Church?

Fr. Joel Church meets World

What peace we have, even in this wounded world where the battle rages on. We will not fear, for we know who heals our souls. Hallelujah is our song! When can we get back to church? I’ve had some variation of this conversation at least a dozen times. I know two things for sure: We will be open for public …

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What Did Jesus Mean When He Said I Am The Gate? | #1027

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter 4 – The shepherd would lay in the gap, himself the gate to protect the sheep from the wolves. He does not promise the sheep that their lives will be free of thieves and robbers, only that if they stay close to the Shepherd, they will be safe.