De-Clutter God’s Favorite Place to Be (#517, Lent 3)

Fr. Joel Homilies

God loves being in the Tabernacle but His favorite place to be is your heart. At Baptism you were made a temple of the Holy Spirit. Is your temple clean and pure like Jesus, or cluttered and distracted? Listen to the Spirit as he reminds you: stop making My house a marketplace. (8 Mar 2015)

Your True Identity: Beloved Children on the Road to Resurrection (#516, Lent 2)

Fr. Joel Homilies, The Loving Life

Children yearn for parents who love them. Jesus radiates His baptismal dignity as the Father says, “I love you.” Receive your true identity and tell others: Baptism makes us God’s beloved Sons and Daughters on the road to Resurrection. (1 Mar 2015)

Washed and Clothed with Your True Identity (#515, Lent 1)

Fr. Joel Homilies

In the time of Noah God washed the world clean of sin. Baptism washes the Christian clean and gives each one a new name and a new identity. Sonia Singh rescues abandoned and abused dolls. God has rescued you; you are loved. Do you know it? (22 Feb 2015)

A Truth to Guide You in the Desert of Doubt (#514, Ash Wednesday)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Like the Israelites, Jesus wanders in the desert for 40 days. But Jesus refuses to doubt God’s love for him no matter what the Devil says. God is your Father and He will provide for you, He will protect you, and He is enough for you. (18 Feb 2015)

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+419+ Are you really Friends with Jesus? (Lent 5)

Fr. Joel Homilies

“Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” The Lord was here, and took care of his friend. It’s never too late because there is no place Jesus won’t go for His friends. Jesus will even go to die for his friends. Are you really friends with Jesus?