St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast
319. Fr. Ryan Explains Why the JPII Healing Center is for You

319. Fr. Ryan Explains Why the JPII Healing Center is for You

October 4, 2022

Their last event sold out 800 tickets in 10 hours.

318. Made for More - Fr. Ryan speaks to Flourish Ladies

318. Made for More - Fr. Ryan speaks to Flourish Ladies

October 2, 2022

Letting God continue the work of purifying and perfecting.

317. The Catholic Both/And: Faith & Science - Fr. Ryan speaks to LifeTeen

317. The Catholic Both/And: Faith & Science - Fr. Ryan speaks to LifeTeen

September 29, 2022

Fr. Ryan teaches highschoolers at Life Teen on Faith and Science's complementary roles in the human experience.

And here's the video  that was shown during the talk.  

316. Fr. Ryan Homily - Nearsightedness to See Our Neighbor

316. Fr. Ryan Homily - Nearsightedness to See Our Neighbor

September 27, 2022

Quite possibly the shortest homily Fr. Ryan has ever given.  

315. Fr. Ryan Speaks to College Students at CUA: You Were Born for This

315. Fr. Ryan Speaks to College Students at CUA: You Were Born for This

September 23, 2022

Fr. Ryan's presentation at Catholic University of America to college students about prayer, identity, and desire.

314. Fr. Ryan Homily - Receiving the Gift, Being the Gift, Giving the Gift

314. Fr. Ryan Homily - Receiving the Gift, Being the Gift, Giving the Gift

September 19, 2022

A divided heart is a heart not yet full of love.  

313. Wrongfully Convicted - Finding Faith in 25-year Prison Sentence

313. Wrongfully Convicted - Finding Faith in 25-year Prison Sentence

September 16, 2022

Al Cleveland shares his amazing story of perseverance and blessing.

312. Fr. Ryan Homily - Further from the Father, Further from Myself

312. Fr. Ryan Homily - Further from the Father, Further from Myself

September 15, 2022

The Prodigal Son is the most famous story of forgiveness ever, but have you learned all its lessons?

311. Fr. Scott Harter Guest Homily - Living Word

311. Fr. Scott Harter Guest Homily - Living Word

September 14, 2022

Fr. Scott, visiting priest tackles a difficult Gospel passage to interpret.

310. Fr. Ryan Homily - Costs and Rewards of Being a Fan or Follower

310. Fr. Ryan Homily - Costs and Rewards of Being a Fan or Follower

September 13, 2022

What is going on with these tough words from Jesus about "hating" our family?

309. Fr. Ryan’s Installation Mass Homily as Pastor of St. Basil the Great

309. Fr. Ryan’s Installation Mass Homily as Pastor of St. Basil the Great

August 25, 2022

Fr. Ryan Mann was installed as the Fourth Pastor of St. Basil the Great Catholic Church.

308. Fr. Ryan Homily - ”I Don’t Know Where You’re From” vs. ”Welcome Home”

308. Fr. Ryan Homily - ”I Don’t Know Where You’re From” vs. ”Welcome Home”

August 22, 2022

Though God "knows everything", we still need Him to hear our story directly from us.

307. New Parish Logo + Tagline Reveal - Their Origin & Meaning

307. New Parish Logo + Tagline Reveal - Their Origin & Meaning

August 19, 2022

Fr. Ryan & Staffers Tommy & Gregory reveal and discuss the meaning behind our new parish logo and tagline.

 

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306. Fr. Ryan Homily - God’s Will is an Acquired Taste
305. Fr. Ryan Homily - Enormous yet Close, Powerful yet Gentle

305. Fr. Ryan Homily - Enormous yet Close, Powerful yet Gentle

August 8, 2022

God is so big that He's even in the little things.

304. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Richness of God

304. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Richness of God

August 2, 2022

If God has no money, in what is He rich?

303. Fr. Ryan Homily - Wasting Time with God

303. Fr. Ryan Homily - Wasting Time with God

July 25, 2022

Jesus, who had a world to save, could have easily claimed to be "too busy".

302. Redemptive Suffering - Fr. Ryan presentation to TOBCLE Healing Retreat

302. Redemptive Suffering - Fr. Ryan presentation to TOBCLE Healing Retreat

July 21, 2022

The location of pain and the location of transformation.  Find out more at tobcle.org

301. Holy Spirit Power - Fr. Ryan presentation to Young Adults

301. Holy Spirit Power - Fr. Ryan presentation to Young Adults

July 17, 2022

The unique characteristics of Divine power compared to human power.

300. Fr. Ryan Homily - Serving Not Just Because of Need but Out of Identity

300. Fr. Ryan Homily - Serving Not Just Because of Need but Out of Identity

July 11, 2022

The Good Samaritan story may be deeper than we realize.  

299. Seminarian Window Washer!  - Interview w/ Chris Cotone

299. Seminarian Window Washer! - Interview w/ Chris Cotone

July 10, 2022

Chris is living here at St. Basil over the summer, working hard and growing in Eucharistic spirituality.  

298. Fr. Ryan Homily - Making Your Domain part of God’s Kingdom

298. Fr. Ryan Homily - Making Your Domain part of God’s Kingdom

July 3, 2022

God's story reveals His identity and the part you play in it.

297. Fr. Walt - ”That’s All I Got” presentation to Women’s Ministry

297. Fr. Walt - ”That’s All I Got” presentation to Women’s Ministry

June 29, 2022

Fr. Walt returns to speak to Gifts of the Spirit Women's Ministry about adjustments in life.  

296. Fr. Ryan Homily - Dealing w/ Rejection: 2 Alternatives

296. Fr. Ryan Homily - Dealing w/ Rejection: 2 Alternatives

June 28, 2022

"Shall we call down fire upon them?!?" vs. "Let's keep walking."

295. Fr. Ryan Homily - Overcoming Wounds with Eucharistic Medicine

295. Fr. Ryan Homily - Overcoming Wounds with Eucharistic Medicine

June 21, 2022

Father's Day & Corpus Christi 2022.  Cultural examples from TV over the years of wounded, small fathers who are not admired but only laughed at.  

294. Fr. Dave Domanski - Homily of First Mass of Thanksgiving

294. Fr. Dave Domanski - Homily of First Mass of Thanksgiving

June 20, 2022
Hear newly ordained son of the parish Fr. Dave Domanski's homily from his Mass of Thanksgiving and ask yourself, "Did you wake up today and say, 'Jesus, You are crazy about me'? - Fr. Harry Geib, SJ
293. Being Catholic in a Woke, Divided Time w/ Fr. Koopman

293. Being Catholic in a Woke, Divided Time w/ Fr. Koopman

June 14, 2022

Fr. Joe Koopman, Moral Theologian, uses the Christian narrative to view current scapegoating loops and the way out of them.

292. Fr. Ryan Homily - 3-Word Prayer to Accept the Gift that has been Waiting

292. Fr. Ryan Homily - 3-Word Prayer to Accept the Gift that has been Waiting

June 6, 2022

Pentecost - the greatest gift is the gift of a Person

291. Fr. Ryan Homily - Ascension: Taking our Humanity to Heaven

291. Fr. Ryan Homily - Ascension: Taking our Humanity to Heaven

May 30, 2022

Preparing a place and giving us hope, rather than ditching a messy world.

290. Fr. Ryan Homily - Stepping Away to Raise Your Eyes to Heaven
289. Fr. Ryan Homily - Cross Precedes Glory: Paschal Mystery in Real Life

289. Fr. Ryan Homily - Cross Precedes Glory: Paschal Mystery in Real Life

May 16, 2022

Concrete examples in everyday life of picking up the Cross on the way to Glory

288. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Many Motherhoods that Bring Forth Life

288. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Many Motherhoods that Bring Forth Life

May 9, 2022

The Church is a Mother too, in all the fullness of motherhood - tender, merciful, encouraging, challenging, loving

287. Praise & Worship Night and Nancy Farewell

287. Praise & Worship Night and Nancy Farewell

May 5, 2022

Farewell Concert for Nancy, our Music Minister

286. Fr. Ryan Homily - Hesed: Shown to Us to be Shown to Others

286. Fr. Ryan Homily - Hesed: Shown to Us to be Shown to Others

April 25, 2022

Forgiveness different than reconciliation

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

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

April 21, 2022

Can't I just follow my conscience, or the one Golden Rule?  We dig behind the question and address what's really going on.

284. Fr. Ryan Homily - Resurrection: The Only Thing That Makes Sense of Our Limitless Desires

284. Fr. Ryan Homily - Resurrection: The Only Thing That Makes Sense of Our Limitless Desires

April 18, 2022

You are no fool for wanting it all.  Easter Sunday 2022.

283. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Goodness of Good Friday

283. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Goodness of Good Friday

April 16, 2022

The wonder isn't in the suffering and evil, but in the response to it.

282. Fr. Ryan Homily -The Unimpressive God?  Holy Thursday 2022

282. Fr. Ryan Homily -The Unimpressive God? Holy Thursday 2022

April 15, 2022

Why would the Lord of the Universe become unimpressive?

281. Fr. Ryan Homily - God’s Descent into Weakness Brings Life out of Our Tombs

281. Fr. Ryan Homily - God’s Descent into Weakness Brings Life out of Our Tombs

April 13, 2022

We look at what we value, and this week God directs our gaze to what He values.

280. Fr. Ryan Homily - Not Less Afraid, But More Brave
279. Fr. Ryan Homily - Unfolding the Crumpled Up Masterpiece

279. Fr. Ryan Homily - Unfolding the Crumpled Up Masterpiece

April 4, 2022

After the condemnation dissipates, her true identity emerges once again.  

278. Fr. Ryan Homily - Cycle A Readings: The Flesh is the Hinge

278. Fr. Ryan Homily - Cycle A Readings: The Flesh is the Hinge

March 28, 2022

Sacraments are Jesus reaching us with His saving physical touch.

277. Challenged but Blessed - One Man’s Journey through Tragedy into the Catholic Church

277. Challenged but Blessed - One Man’s Journey through Tragedy into the Catholic Church

March 25, 2022

Fr. Matt and Tommy hear the story of Corwin Miller, who is part of the RCIA group becoming Catholic this Easter.

276. Porn - Fr. Ryan speaks to Young Men

276. Porn - Fr. Ryan speaks to Young Men

March 23, 2022

Fr. Ryan addresses a group of young men about porn at the 2022 Young Catholic Men's Conference www.ycmc.us

275. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Lord is ”Kinda” Merciful?

275. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Lord is ”Kinda” Merciful?

March 21, 2022

How do repentance and mercy go together?

274. Here’s What God said during 7 Days of Silence - Fr. Ryan Mann

274. Here’s What God said during 7 Days of Silence - Fr. Ryan Mann

March 8, 2022

Fr. Ryan shares the fruits of a 7-day silent retreat and reminds us of the Church's annual retreat - Lent.

Links mentioned in this podcast:

Jesuit Retreat Center

Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine in Euclid, OH

Poor Clare Nuns in Cleveland, OH

273. Bible Difficulties - Is there anything true in the biblical Creation Story?

273. Bible Difficulties - Is there anything true in the biblical Creation Story?

February 28, 2022

Erin shares her insights from reading Catholic Answers' short booklet "Bible Difficulties".

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

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

February 26, 2022

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

271. Can’t I just have Faith IN Science?  w/ Fr. Ryan

271. Can’t I just have Faith IN Science? w/ Fr. Ryan

February 25, 2022

Why do I need anything more than science?

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

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

February 22, 2022

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

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