Zombies vs. Vampires

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Halloween is the perfect time to reflect on the strange new popularity of zombies and vampires. The early vampire movies depicted creepy old men sucking the blood of young women while they slept. They were a form of undead that … Continued

Fr. Joel’s homily for Oct 25

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Ord30 – The Gift of Priesthood (8:41) Ordinary Time, 30th Sunday. Today is Priesthood Appreciation Sunday and our readings show some interesting aspects of priesthood. Hebrews reminds us that only Christ is the high priest and all other priests participate … Continued

Awesome New Vocations Video

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The Power of Life has just developed a new vocations video featuring one of my priest friends, Fr. Quinn man. Check it out: See more at: http://www.poweroflifeevents.org/

Fr. Joel’s Homily for Oct 18

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Ord29 – Serve and be Served (5:16) Ordinary Time, 29th Sunday. Jesus has been giving a long list of what it takes to be his disciple. Why? Because Jesus does these things and the disciple must be like his master. … Continued

Fr. Joel’s Homily for Oct 11

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Ord28 – Smile, God Loves You (6:10) Ordinary Time, 28th Sunday. One thing has struck me since I arrived here in this city: how sad people look all the time. No one really smiles on the street or in the … Continued

Fr. Joel’s Homily for Oct. 4

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Ord27 – Respect Life Sunday (12:46) Ordinary Time, 27th Sunday. What are we passing on to our children? The last three Gospel readings have all mentioned children. Are we passing on faith? Are we passing on love? Are we passing … Continued


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Fr. Joel For the most part, priesthood needs very little equipment. To celebrate Mass, for example, all we really need are a few fancy garments, some pretty cups and bowls, a few expensive books, and a nice big church comes … Continued