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September 2015 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings

September 2015 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings

How do we react in the face of fear?

Posted by Carol Cyr on 9/21/15

This weekend I explored the two most common reactions to fear: cowardliness or dominance. Neither is the best reaction. I offered insight on how the Apostles reacted to fear in the Gospel reading and how we can approach it best. Listen to my full homily here.

Procession and Ordinary Time

Posted by Carol Cyr on 9/14/15

If you missed the Eucharistic Procession, I encourage you to look at pictures and read articles about the day. It was a beautiful, powerful day!

This weekend's homily, though I was tired from the Procession and all the preparation that went into it, is here for your listening pleasure.

Healing and Spiritual protection

Posted by Carol Cyr on 9/08/15

As Christ healed the deaf man with the word "Ephphatha!" so we are called to "be open." Listen to the full homily HERE.

I also recount below my "Pastor's Ponderings" for this week as a way of protection:

In my first days here at St. Ben’s, I learned quickly ... Read More »


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