St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast
167. Radical Community - Interview w/ Mark & Charlene Niederhelman

167. Radical Community - Interview w/ Mark & Charlene Niederhelman

January 21, 2021

Meet Mark & Charlene Niederhelman - Longtime parishioners and involved in just about everything over the years.

166. Fr. Ryan Homily - Behold the Gap-Closer

166. Fr. Ryan Homily - Behold the Gap-Closer

January 18, 2021

Sometimes the gap between our desires and "reality" seems infinite.  Luckily, God can bridge infinite chasms.

165. Radical Discipleship w/ Dcn Dave - Pt.1 - Living in the Kingdom

165. Radical Discipleship w/ Dcn Dave - Pt.1 - Living in the Kingdom

January 15, 2021

Part 1 of 3 in Deacon Dave's Discipleship series.

164. Radical Community - Interview w/ Rob Blackburn

164. Radical Community - Interview w/ Rob Blackburn

January 12, 2021

Meet parishioner Rob Blackburn: Disciple, Husband, Father of 4, and in formation to be a Deacon.

163. Fr. John Homily - Grace Transforms Ordinary into Extraordinary

163. Fr. John Homily - Grace Transforms Ordinary into Extraordinary

January 11, 2021

Ordinary Water, Ordinary Bread, Ordinary daily routines get transformed through God's Divine Life in Sacramental Grace.

162. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Roots are in the Dirt

162. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Roots are in the Dirt

January 3, 2021

The star was just a guide but the real Treasure was found down low.

161. Fr. John Homily - The Holy Family 2020

161. Fr. John Homily - The Holy Family 2020

December 29, 2020

The Holy Family is a model of the school of love.

160. Fr. Ryan Homily - Merry Christmas - The Unmasking of God

160. Fr. Ryan Homily - Merry Christmas - The Unmasking of God

December 28, 2020

Christmas is when God begins to show His face to us, allowing us ever more intimacy and knowledge.

159. Fr. Ryan Homily - Mary: The Way to Fulfillment

159. Fr. Ryan Homily - Mary: The Way to Fulfillment

December 21, 2020

Mary's body teaches us a spiritual lesson about emptiness, longing, and divine action.

158. Fr. Ryan Homily - Rejoice that We Can Stop Pretending and Simply Say….

158. Fr. Ryan Homily - Rejoice that We Can Stop Pretending and Simply Say….

December 15, 2020

What reasons do we have to rejoice?  Who is the One who is coming?

157. Fr. Ryan’s Homily - Immaculate Conception 2020

157. Fr. Ryan’s Homily - Immaculate Conception 2020

December 8, 2020

Fr. Ryan Mann shows the link between the Fall and Redemption, and God's plans that always included a man and a woman.

156. Fr. Ryan Homily - Waiting in Our Personal Deserts

156. Fr. Ryan Homily - Waiting in Our Personal Deserts

December 7, 2020

You are called to wait in your personal deserts.  What does your desert look like?

155. Interview w/ Fr. Ryan - Advent: Are You a Match or a Candle?

155. Interview w/ Fr. Ryan - Advent: Are You a Match or a Candle?

December 2, 2020

Fr. Ryan and Tommy discuss Advent's meaning, goal, and practical tips.

154. Fr. Ryan Homily - Advent: Enrolled in the School of Waiting

154. Fr. Ryan Homily - Advent: Enrolled in the School of Waiting

November 29, 2020

Fr. Ryan explains the wisdom of waiting.

153. Dcn. Lou’s Homily - I’m In Ministry

153. Dcn. Lou’s Homily - I’m In Ministry

November 23, 2020

Dcn. Lou shares some street stories of the people who are really living out the Gospel message on the streets.

152. How many DOORS do you think our church has?

152. How many DOORS do you think our church has?

November 20, 2020

There are many ways in....but try this one.

151. Fr. Ryan Homily - Knowing the Story to Do What I Can with What I Have

151. Fr. Ryan Homily - Knowing the Story to Do What I Can with What I Have

November 16, 2020

Fr. Ryan puts the Gospel of the Talents in context in the larger story of salvation history.

150. Podcast available on Amazon Alexa devices!

150. Podcast available on Amazon Alexa devices!

November 10, 2020

"Alexa, play the St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast."  The St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast is now available on any Alexa-enabled devices.  EEAASSYY

149. Fr. Ryan Homily - When I was Finally Honest with God

149. Fr. Ryan Homily - When I was Finally Honest with God

November 8, 2020

Fr. Ryan shares how strange and unexpected it was when he was finally honest with God and was truly praying.

148. The Rosary w/ Fr. Walt Jenne - Joyful Mysteries

148. The Rosary w/ Fr. Walt Jenne - Joyful Mysteries

November 7, 2020

Pray the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary along w/ Fr. Walt Jenne, former Pastor of St. Basil the Great Catholic Church.

147. Fr. Ryan Homily - Made for Intimacy w/ the Communion of Saints

147. Fr. Ryan Homily - Made for Intimacy w/ the Communion of Saints

November 2, 2020

All Saints Day.  In Heaven we'll know and be known by God and all the virtuous heroes who have preceded us.  

146. You Do Not Need More Spiritual Stuff in Your Life

146. You Do Not Need More Spiritual Stuff in Your Life

October 30, 2020

Two perspectives on how we view the stuff of life.

145. Fr. Ryan Homily - Give me Strength vs. Be my Strength

145. Fr. Ryan Homily - Give me Strength vs. Be my Strength

October 25, 2020

Don't treat God like a vending machine.  Since God is a person enter into relationship.

144. What is the Perfect Prayer?

144. What is the Perfect Prayer?

October 21, 2020

3 possible answers offered.....

143. Fr. Ryan Homily - Daily Honesty w/ God lets Him Remind Us Who We Are

143. Fr. Ryan Homily - Daily Honesty w/ God lets Him Remind Us Who We Are

October 20, 2020

Participating in daily honesty w/ God, daily Prayer, and finding a Christian community will make you God's light in the world.

142. The Rosary w/ Fr. Walt Jenne - Luminous Mysteries

142. The Rosary w/ Fr. Walt Jenne - Luminous Mysteries

October 15, 2020

Pray the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary along w/ Fr. Walt Jenne, former Pastor of St. Basil the Great Catholic Church.

141. Fr. Ryan Homily - Bible in 5 Words: God wants to Marry Us

141. Fr. Ryan Homily - Bible in 5 Words: God wants to Marry Us

October 14, 2020

From Genesis to Revelation, the primary biblical image of our relationship to God is one of spousal union.  

140. 2 of My Fave Religious Poems

140. 2 of My Fave Religious Poems

October 8, 2020

Parish Staff Member Tommy Dome shares 2 of his favorite religious poems.

139. Fr. Ryan Homily - Does God want my Happiness as much as I do?

139. Fr. Ryan Homily - Does God want my Happiness as much as I do?

October 6, 2020

Perhaps I trust God in some areas of my life but I have given up on Him in other areas.  

138. Fr. Ryan Homily - Eternal Life: Extreme Satisfaction of All Desire

138. Fr. Ryan Homily - Eternal Life: Extreme Satisfaction of All Desire

September 29, 2020

How could tax collectors & prostitutes enter the Kingdom first?  By coming into contact with the deepest desires of their hearts and sincerely seeking Him.

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