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Aug 9, 2020

You probably never met Jamie Samuelsen and that's unfortunate. He was an iconic sports broadcaster. Married and had 3 children sixteen and under. He passed on August 1st from colon cancer at 48. He was my brief radio partner and a very close friend. I needed Fr. Joe to help me understand why God would take such a decent...


Jul 28, 2020

In Mt 12:46-50 we read While Jesus was still speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers were standing outside, wanting to speak to him.” This is where we get in to translation. I’ll try to explain. Stay safe my brothers and sisters.


Jul 26, 2020

This can be confusing. Diocesan clergy do not take vows, and they live in the world at large (secularity). Yet, they remain celibate. Priestly celibacy is rooted in tradition. Let me explain. 


Jul 24, 2020

Read, pray, write and reflect. They say that public speaking is one of the most difficult things a person can do. My homily could be a potential threat to my credibility, my image, and chance to reach my parishioners. But I trust in the hand of God.


Jul 12, 2020

Pope Francis’ vision of Catholicism embrace of change, a Church for modern people in modern times. Benedict advocated for strict adherence to tradition & doctrine, a Church rigid in its foundations. ©biography.com