Stepping Stones – Episode 3

Will you invite Jesus to walk along with you? Do you have the courage to share your story with Him? In this episode, Fr. Michael dramatizes the encounter between Jesus and two disciples as they walk the road to Emmaus on the same day that Jesus rose from the dead. At the end, he reflects on the deaths of his own father and his friend Fr. Jim Willig. Each died from cancer, but each found different meanings in their paths of suffering.

Stepping Stones is a collaboration between Fr. Michael, Heart to Heart and Shalom World TV. These episodes air on Shalom’s satellite and internet channel at 9pm. Click here to learn more about Shalom.

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Meeting Pope Francis

Last week, Fr. Michael had a new Stepping Stone moment. During a pilgrimage to Rome, he met and spoke with Pope Francis. Watch to hear first hand how the conversation went.

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Stepping Stones – Episode 2

In Stepping Stones episode #2, Fr. Michael describes a time when his faith faltered and he didn’t know if God existed or if Jesus really loved him. The depths of despair were so profound that he thought he might have to leave the Jesuits. Click below to watch and see how and where God revealed his presence and love to Fr. Michael.

Stepping Stones is a collaboration between Fr. Michael, Heart to Heart and Shalom World TV. These episodes air on Shalom’s satellite and internet channel at 9pm. Click here to learn more about Shalom.

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Transform Your Spirit From the Inside Out – Fr. Michael Video Homily

Is your heart ready and open for God’s spirit? Watch as Fr. Michael reminds us that to grow and transform in our relationship with God we must be willing to use all of our gifts to soak up God’s love and grace. Watch the full homily here, or the condensed version here (or watch both below). For a Gospel Study examination of this Sunday’s upcoming Gospel, Listen Here.

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Stepping Stones – Episode 1

Today’s video is the first episode from Stepping Stones, a new collaboration between Fr. Michael, Heart to Heart and Shalom World TV. These episodes air on Shalom’s satellite and internet channel at 9pm. Click here to learn more about Shalom.

In this first episode, Fr. Michael tells the story of his healing from a profound fear of the dark when the Lord woke him in the middle of the night as a Jesuit novice and sent him into a nearby graveyard to pray during a thunderstorm. 

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What pruning do you need in your life? – Fr. Michael Video Homily

Jesus says, “I am the vine and you are the branches.” To get the best yield from a grape vine each year, the old growth must be pruned back to make way for the new growth. What areas of your life need to be cut away to make room for renewal? Watch the full homily here, or the condensed version here (or watch both below). For a Gospel Study examination of this Sunday’s upcoming Gospel, Listen Here.

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“I came that they might have life…” – Fr. Michael Video Homily

Are you living in the light of God’s love or in the darkness of sin? Fr. Michael reminds us that Jesus will not drag us through the darkness and into the light, but if we reach out to Him and seek His help, His hand will always be there to guide us. Watch the full homily here, or the condensed version here (or watch both below). For a Gospel Study examination of this Sunday’s upcoming Gospel, Listen Here.

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