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Fr Joseph Esper

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REVEREND JOSEPH M. ESPER is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit and pastor of Immaculate Conception parish in Anchorville, Michigan. He received his Master of Divinity degree from St. John's Provincial Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. Through the years, Father Joe has lectured at Marian conferences, appeared on EWTN, spoken on Catholic radio, and written more than a dozen articles for This Rock, The Priest, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, and other publications. He is also the author of numerous books, including Saintly Solutions, More Saintly Solutions, After the Darkness, Lessons from the Lives of the Saints, and Why Is God Punishing Me? In addition to Amazon, many of his most recent books are available through Queenship Publishing.

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Preparing Ourselves for Eternity

Back in 2001 I was on a two-week pilgrimage in Italy, and it was a very enjoyable and spiritually r...

God Never Gives Up on Anyone

Some years ago an American author named Taylor Caldwell wrote an interesting novel called Dialogues...

Living in a Thankful Spirit

A boy who was swimming in a lake one summer day went out too far and found himself in danger of dro...

RIP: “I Can’t”

There was once a 4th grade teacher named Donna who realized early in the school year that it was ne...

The Dives Syndrome

One day in New York City, a man was walking in a park when he heard the sound of music. Looking ar...

Seeking the Riches of Heaven

Once upon a time there was a cobbler, or shoe-maker, who lived a simple lifestyle, worked hard, and...

Mercy is God’s First Name

A young woman with an attitude, whom we’ll call Nadine, rebelled against her parents’ religious...

Standing Up- For Our Faith

An important 19th century preacher and religious leader named Henry Ward Beecher was famous for his...

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