Hallelujah Is Our Song

Fr. Joel Church meets World

What hope we have, even in the longest night, for the light will overcome. We will not fear, for we know the sun will rise. Hallelujah is our song. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! He is risen over all. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah is our song. This past week my family was engaged in a thoughtful, scholarly debate on the next steps out of …

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Where Do You Find Signs of New Life? | #1025

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter 2 – We find peace, not when things change ‘out there’, but when our hearts change. We need to realize the depth of God’s love for us. The trials we are suffering are preparing us for new life. Let Jesus put his finger in your wounds.

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This Blood Donor Stopped a Pandemic | #1024

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter – Jesus offered his blood so that we could be freed from the pandemic of sin. Today he invites you to live a new life in Him. We need to die to our old selves and rise again every year, every week, and indeed, every day. Happy Easter!

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New Life in Christ

Fr. Joel God & Faith

Part 4 of a four-part series on the Good News. Created by God our Father Kidnapped by the Enemy Rescued by Jesus Christ New Life in Christ The Jews had been slaves in Egypt. Then Moses came and led them out. As the Israelites marched out into the desert, they thought they were free. But their wandering in the desert …

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Now it’s Your Turn to Rise from the Dead | #924

Fr. Joel Homilies

Easter – There are signs of new life all around us. Where have you experienced death and hopelessness? God wants to give you new life right in your place of darkness. Practice dying, practice rising from the dead, and practice going to heaven.

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The Cross in the Ashes | #923

Fr. Joel Homilies

Good Friday – God brings light out of darkness and the dead to life. This is the Paschal Mystery. Jesus knew that his Father would be with him every step of the way, his life had meaning, and his suffering had a purpose. Do I see my suffering this way?