St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast
31. Fr. Walt Precana Talk to Engaged Couples 2019

31. Fr. Walt Precana Talk to Engaged Couples 2019

March 27, 2019

Fr. Walt addresses the engaged couples preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage at St. Basil's PreCana Day 2019.  Covenant.  Honesty.  Giving your word.  Ordered towards mutual love of the spouses and the bringing forth of children.  

30. Meaning of the Mass - Why is Mass called Mass?

30. Meaning of the Mass - Why is Mass called Mass?

March 26, 2019

Our word Mass comes from the Latin word missa, which is at the root of the dismissal that gives us our mission. The final blessing gives us that last dose of supernatural grace we need to fulfill our mission to bring souls to Jesus' Sacred Heart.

29. Patience of the God of 4th Chances - 2019-3-24

29. Patience of the God of 4th Chances - 2019-3-24

March 25, 2019

God has the patience and mercy to always give us another chance if we repent first, but eventually every tree must die. And I'm also really glad that one tree by the rectory is gone!

28. Meaning of the Mass - The Bible and the Body

28. Meaning of the Mass - The Bible and the Body

March 20, 2019

Why do we sit, why do we stand, and why do we fold our hands?

27. Dcn. Lou Homily - Imitating, Thinking, Acting like Christ - 2019-3-17
26. Bishop Amos - Love of Neighbor - Talk3 - Parish Mission 2019

26. Bishop Amos - Love of Neighbor - Talk3 - Parish Mission 2019

March 13, 2019

On the final night of St. Basil's 2019 Parish Mission, Bishop Amos addresses love of neighbor and provides stories, thoughts, reflections, and tips on how to live it out.

25. Bishop Amos - Love of Self - Talk2 - Parish Mission 2019

25. Bishop Amos - Love of Self - Talk2 - Parish Mission 2019

March 12, 2019

On the second night of St. Basil's Parish Mission 2019 Bishop Martin Amos explores how to love ourselves, which Our Lord commands us to do.

24. Bishop Amos - Love of God - Talk1- Parish Mission 2019

24. Bishop Amos - Love of God - Talk1- Parish Mission 2019

March 11, 2019

Bishop Amos provides practical tips regarding prayer, distraction, and preparation. He also teaches the ancient trustworthy prayer practice of Lectio Divina and its different parts.

23. Meaning of the Mass - Why is Mass “the same” each week?

23. Meaning of the Mass - Why is Mass “the same” each week?

March 10, 2019

Way back in the year 155 AD, a man named Justin Martyr described something in writing. See if you can recognize what he was describing.

22. Meaning of the Mass - Holy Water and the Lavabo

22. Meaning of the Mass - Holy Water and the Lavabo

March 4, 2019

Holy Water fonts at the entrance to the Church bring to mind our Baptism, which is how we entered the Church, the spiritual Body of Christ. Dipping our fingers in a Holy Water and making the sign of the Cross is how we enter the Church the physical building. The action of the priest washing his hands goes back hundreds of years when it was a practical necessity to clean his hands after receiving all the community's various gifts during the offertory. Now we spiritualize that action and the priest prays for interior purification so that he can offer the sacrifice of the Eucharist with a pure mind, heart, and soul.

21. Fr. Walt Homily - Hypocrisy & Judgement - 2019-3-3

21. Fr. Walt Homily - Hypocrisy & Judgement - 2019-3-3

March 3, 2019

Honesty is the only antidote to hypocrisy, and honesty must start with ourselves before we are honest with others.

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