St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast
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.  

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.

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.

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.

208. Fr. Ryan Homily - World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly

208. Fr. Ryan Homily - World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly

July 26, 2021

The blessing, dignity, and gift of grandparents and the elderly

207. Fr. Ryan Homily - Getting in the Game

207. Fr. Ryan Homily - Getting in the Game

July 12, 2021

Instruments are made for playing, cars for driving, and you for.........

206. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Accessibility of God

206. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Accessibility of God

June 30, 2021

Not just some distant, vague force out there.

205. Fr. Ryan Homily - Fatherhood as Great Gift

205. Fr. Ryan Homily - Fatherhood as Great Gift

June 29, 2021

The unique gift of men, masculinity, and fatherhood.  

203. Fr. Ryan Homily - You Matter to God; You Matter to Us

203. Fr. Ryan Homily - You Matter to God; You Matter to Us

June 1, 2021

Becoming part of the Divine Family

202. Fr. Ryan Homily - Perfect Love of the Holy Spirit Casts out Fear

202. Fr. Ryan Homily - Perfect Love of the Holy Spirit Casts out Fear

May 24, 2021

Pentecost, Holy Spirit, Transformation, Fortitude.

198. Fr. Ryan Homily - Who Told You You Were a Turkey?
196. Fr. Ryan Homily - Sacrament of Confirmation 2021

196. Fr. Ryan Homily - Sacrament of Confirmation 2021

May 14, 2021

Fr. Ryan's opening remarks to the candidates and homily from the parish celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation.

194. Fr. Ryan Homily - We Come Here to Become Who We Are
193. Fr. Ryan Homily - First Holy Communion 2021

193. Fr. Ryan Homily - First Holy Communion 2021

May 2, 2021

Your loving Father gave you a good heart that deep down wants good things.

191. Fr. Ryan Homily - Freed Up to Love

191. Fr. Ryan Homily - Freed Up to Love

April 28, 2021

Healing frees us up to Love.

188. Fr. Ryan Homily - Easter Sunday 2021 - Life Beyond the Biological
187. Fr. Ryan Homily - Good Friday 2021 - The Water and the Blood

187. Fr. Ryan Homily - Good Friday 2021 - The Water and the Blood

April 6, 2021

It's pretty shocking when you think about the importance of the body.

186. Fr. Ryan Homily - What Resurrection Can Look Like Today

186. Fr. Ryan Homily - What Resurrection Can Look Like Today

March 29, 2021

Fr. Ryan shares the difference he has seen Jesus make in real lives.

184. Fr. Ryan Homily - As Bad as Things May Get…

184. Fr. Ryan Homily - As Bad as Things May Get…

March 22, 2021

The small candle of hope during times of darkness

182. Fr. Ryan Homily - No Matter How Lent is Going, The Lord is Near

182. Fr. Ryan Homily - No Matter How Lent is Going, The Lord is Near

March 14, 2021

How is Lent going?  There are lessons and grace no matter where we find ourselves.

181. Fr. Ryan Homily - Cleansing the Chaos to be Filled with the Lord

181. Fr. Ryan Homily - Cleansing the Chaos to be Filled with the Lord

March 8, 2021

What can we learn from the scene of Jesus cleansing the Temple?

180. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Body, Hinge of Salvation
177. Fr. Ryan Homily - Jesus’ Work done by Catholic Charities

177. Fr. Ryan Homily - Jesus’ Work done by Catholic Charities

February 23, 2021

Fr. Ryan exhorts us to join the mission of Catholic Charities who serves 400,000 of our brothers & sisters in need in CLE each year.

176.  Fr. Ryan Homily - Healing for Worship, Worship for Unity
175. Fr. Ryan Homily - Ash Wednesday 2021

175. Fr. Ryan Homily - Ash Wednesday 2021

February 18, 2021

To live is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

173. Dcn. Lou Homily - Hopeless to Hopeful & Farewell Homily

173. Dcn. Lou Homily - Hopeless to Hopeful & Farewell Homily

February 16, 2021

Dcn. Lou shares a touching letter connecting the hopeless and hopeful, and thanks St. Basil parishioners for 16 years of love & support.

170. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Greatest Trick the Devil Ever Played was…

170. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Greatest Trick the Devil Ever Played was…

February 1, 2021

Taking off the blindfold so the true vision of evil can be unveiled.

169. Fr. John Homily - Abandon the Tangled Nets of this World

169. Fr. John Homily - Abandon the Tangled Nets of this World

January 25, 2021

Fr. John stresses respect for life, human dignity, and the beauty of marriage as we seek the Kingdom of God.

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.

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.

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