St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast
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.  

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

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

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.

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

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?

264. Parish Family and Pandemic - Dialogue w/ Fr. Ryan

264. Parish Family and Pandemic - Dialogue w/ Fr. Ryan

February 4, 2022

Fr. Ryan takes questions after presenting the Joyful, Sorrowful, and Glorious Mysteries of our parish life in the past 2 years.  

263. Fr. Ryan Homily - Four Types of Love

263. Fr. Ryan Homily - Four Types of Love

February 3, 2022

Divine power released into the world

262. Fr. Ryan Homily - In the Sacred Books The Father who is in Heaven meets his children with great love and speaks to them
259. Fr. Ryan Homily - Here’s an Indicator as to Whether You Know the Love of the Father…
258. Fr. Ryan Homily - In The Wilderness No One Needs To Put On a Show

258. Fr. Ryan Homily - In The Wilderness No One Needs To Put On a Show

January 10, 2022

Why is Jesus standing in line for Baptism like everyone else?

257. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Deeper Meaning of the Gift

257. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Deeper Meaning of the Gift

January 3, 2022

The 3 Wise men weren't just nice guys bringing gifts to a baby.

256. Fr. Ryan’s Homily - Distraction or Revelation?

256. Fr. Ryan’s Homily - Distraction or Revelation?

December 26, 2021

Christmas homily - The highest beauty entering the lowest of places.

255. Fr. Ryan Homily - Union Begins at this Surprising Point of Contact.
254. Fr. Ryan Homily - EGO - Elbowing God Out

254. Fr. Ryan Homily - EGO - Elbowing God Out

December 20, 2021

What is too loud about this week that needs to be quieted down?

253. Fr. Ryan Homily - Even Jesus Rick Rolls

253. Fr. Ryan Homily - Even Jesus Rick Rolls

December 15, 2021

What song is God singing over me?

252. Fr. Ryan Homily - Preparing for a Day vs. Preparing for a Person

252. Fr. Ryan Homily - Preparing for a Day vs. Preparing for a Person

December 15, 2021

This Advent lean into Silence, working on Sin, and Service.  

250. Fr. Ryan Parish Reboot Night 3 - The Pledge of Future Glory

250. Fr. Ryan Parish Reboot Night 3 - The Pledge of Future Glory

December 1, 2021

Are our hearts prepared to receive the greatest gift?

249. Fr. Ryan Parish Reboot Night 2 - There is Only One You

249. Fr. Ryan Parish Reboot Night 2 - There is Only One You

November 30, 2021

Our neediness is a gift because it offers God the chance to be our everything.  Here are links to Video 1, Video 2, Video 3 referenced in the talk.

247. Fr. Ryan Parish Reboot Night 1 - Our Hearts in a Heartbroken World

247. Fr. Ryan Parish Reboot Night 1 - Our Hearts in a Heartbroken World

November 29, 2021

What are our hearts telling us?  Here are Video 1 and Video 2 shown during the night.

246. Fr. Ryan Homily - What do we do between the Fullness of Time and the End Time?
244. Fr. Ryan Homily - Jesus, Lord of the Universe…..but Lord of my Life?

244. Fr. Ryan Homily - Jesus, Lord of the Universe…..but Lord of my Life?

November 23, 2021

There are 2 Kingdoms, 2 armies, 2 destinies.

242. Fr. Ryan Homily - Removing the Veil on talk about The End Times

242. Fr. Ryan Homily - Removing the Veil on talk about The End Times

November 15, 2021

The End is Near?  The end of what?

239. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Heart of a Shepherd

239. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Heart of a Shepherd

November 7, 2021

Beauty, Needs, and Wants for our parish and the diocese.

238. Things God Never Says w/ Fr. Ryan Mann & Fr. Scott Harter

238. Things God Never Says w/ Fr. Ryan Mann & Fr. Scott Harter

November 4, 2021

Lots of laughs as Fr. Scott Harter and Fr. Ryan Mann share spiritual direction insights in this fun conversation with powerful implications.

237. Fr. Ryan Homily - Don‘t Put on the Mask, The Lord Loves the Needy

237. Fr. Ryan Homily - Don‘t Put on the Mask, The Lord Loves the Needy

November 2, 2021

Homily on Halloween ties in the spiritual life and the Lord's posture to us.  

236. Fr. Ryan Homily - All Saints Day: Always God and His People

236. Fr. Ryan Homily - All Saints Day: Always God and His People

November 1, 2021

Not just one saint today, but the fact that God always wants a human community gathered with Him.

233. Fr. Ryan speaks on the Heart of a Shepherd

233. Fr. Ryan speaks on the Heart of a Shepherd

October 29, 2021

Meeting the needs of the diocese and our parish.  See the video here.  And donate here.

232. Fr. Ryan Homily - Amidst the Crowd‘s Voices, He Hears Childlike Vulnerability

232. Fr. Ryan Homily - Amidst the Crowd‘s Voices, He Hears Childlike Vulnerability

October 26, 2021

A deep look into the healing of the blind man and our own reticence to cry out.

229. Fr. Ryan Homily - Searching for My Weakness to Accompany and Understand
227. Fr. Ryan Homily - Too Busy for God?  How to Begin…

227. Fr. Ryan Homily - Too Busy for God? How to Begin…

October 14, 2021

How much should I pray?  How do I approach God?  How do I get started?

225. Fr. Ryan Homily - Marriage & Divorce - Receiving the Lord into the Pain
223. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Unique Technicolor of Being Catholic

223. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Unique Technicolor of Being Catholic

September 29, 2021

There are so many beautiful different ways of being one certain thing.  

221. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Posture of an Orphan vs. Child of the Father

221. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Posture of an Orphan vs. Child of the Father

September 20, 2021

Who among us is the greatest?  The one with the greatest talents?

218. Fr. Ryan Homily - How close?  How close will I let Him come?

218. Fr. Ryan Homily - How close? How close will I let Him come?

September 8, 2021

Our Lord transforms and heals by coming in the flesh in the here and now.  Doctors heal with touch.

216. Fr. Ryan Homily - From Behavior Modification to Inner Transformation

216. Fr. Ryan Homily - From Behavior Modification to Inner Transformation

September 1, 2021

Christianity is not about following a list of rules, but about growing in participation in God's own life & holiness.  2 Peter 1:4

214. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Original Plan for Union w/ Others & God

214. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Original Plan for Union w/ Others & God

August 27, 2021

Fr. Ryan is pleased to tackle the commonly misunderstood Ephesians 5 passage about wives and husbands.

212. Fr. Ryan Homily - What does Mary’s Bodily Assumption mean for us?

212. Fr. Ryan Homily - What does Mary’s Bodily Assumption mean for us?

August 17, 2021

The Blessed Virgin Mary's Bodily Assumption gives us a glimpse into God's plan for our future redemption.

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