St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast
Fr. Walt Homily - Eager to See the Lord!

Fr. Walt Homily - Eager to See the Lord!

August 19, 2019

Fr. Walt shares a story of profound hope, trust, and joy about seeing death as the necessary door to eternal life with Jesus.

I know I should pray but…….interview w/ Fr. Bryan Norton, S.J.

I know I should pray but…….interview w/ Fr. Bryan Norton, S.J.

August 14, 2019

When?  Where?  How?  Common-sense advice on the ins and outs of prayer with Fr. Bryan Norton, S.J.  

Fr. Walt Homily - Vanity of Vanities & Christ the Anchor

Fr. Walt Homily - Vanity of Vanities & Christ the Anchor

August 5, 2019

All is vanity unless it is related to deepening our relationship with Jesus and loving others for His sake. Christ can give meaning to our activities so do not despair.  

Remind Me Again - Why does the Church have so many rules?

Remind Me Again - Why does the Church have so many rules?

August 2, 2019

Why does the Church have "so many rules"? Can't I just follow my conscience, or the one Golden Rule?  We dig behind the question and address what's really going on.

Dcn. Lou Homily - Don’t overcomplicate it. Ask, Seek, Knock.

Dcn. Lou Homily - Don’t overcomplicate it. Ask, Seek, Knock.

July 31, 2019

Pray. Sometimes it's easy. Pray. Sometimes it seems we can't even get started. Pray. Jesus taught us how and showed us how. Pray.

3 R’s of Drawing your Loved One back to Church

3 R’s of Drawing your Loved One back to Church

July 24, 2019

Fr. Bryan Norton, S.J. shares 3 R's to keep in mind in our joint attempt with God to draw our loved ones back to the Church. After listening, download a packet of practical resources at www.basilthegreat.org/return

Remind Me Again…If Atheists Can be Good, Why be Religious?

Remind Me Again…If Atheists Can be Good, Why be Religious?

July 20, 2019

Why should I bother being religious if unbelievers can be decent, honest people too? 

The 5min video mentioned in this episode on the Moral Argument for God's existence can be viewed at http://bit.ly/MoralArgument

C.S. Lewis' short essay Man or Rabbit? mentioned in this episode can be read here

Fr. Walt Homily - Bl. Stanley Rother & FORMED

Fr. Walt Homily - Bl. Stanley Rother & FORMED

July 15, 2019

Fr. Walt shares the story of modern-day Good Samaritan Blessed Stanley Rother, Oklahoman priest martyred in the Guatemalan civil war a few decades ago. The 19-minute documentary is available free on FORMED after you signup at basilthegreat.formed.org.

Remind Me Again…..Why Do Gospel Details Differ?

Remind Me Again…..Why Do Gospel Details Differ?

July 11, 2019

Some of the Gospels differ in minor details.  Does this mean they are invalidated?  Can we rely on the Bible at all?

Fr. Bryan Homily - Crisis of Images

Fr. Bryan Homily - Crisis of Images

July 9, 2019

Our images of God and images of the Church shape our spiritual lives immensely, so they should be balanced, robust, and take in all of the Scriptural data.