St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast
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?

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.

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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.  

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.

137. Fr. Ryan Homily - No Competition in Love

137. Fr. Ryan Homily - No Competition in Love

September 24, 2020

Fr. Ryan shares the purpose of all parables, forcing us to have a response to Jesus of acceptance or rejection.

136. Fr. Ryan Homily - 3 Essential Moves in Forgiveness

136. Fr. Ryan Homily - 3 Essential Moves in Forgiveness

September 17, 2020

Fr. Ryan walks us through 3 essential things to notice and moves to make when it comes to forgiveness.

135. Fr. Ryan Homily - When Someone Wrongs You, Follow these steps

135. Fr. Ryan Homily - When Someone Wrongs You, Follow these steps

September 11, 2020

Gut-check on how I respond when I am wronged.

134. Fr. Ryan Homily - 2 Plans at War

134. Fr. Ryan Homily - 2 Plans at War

September 3, 2020

The Trinity is an eternal exchange of love, and we image God's being and love when we make of ourselves a total gift to others.

132. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Gift that Cannot be Manipulated

132. Fr. Ryan Homily - The Gift that Cannot be Manipulated

August 18, 2020

Fr. Ryan taps into the meaning behind Jesus' seemingly mysterious words.  Gifts cannot be earned or manipulated.

130. Fr. Ryan Homily - My Vision for……Everything

130. Fr. Ryan Homily - My Vision for……Everything

August 13, 2020

Fr. Ryan introduces himself and shares the vision under which he operates.  Preached 8-9-2020

127. Fr. Walt’s Last Homily - 7-26-2020

127. Fr. Walt’s Last Homily - 7-26-2020

July 29, 2020

Fr. Walt reflects on his blessings during his 26 years as pastor of St. Basil the Great and thanks our awesome parishioners.

126. Dcn. Dave Homily - Removing the Obstacles to the Father
125. Dcn. Dave Homily - Trinity: Family of Love

125. Dcn. Dave Homily - Trinity: Family of Love

June 10, 2020

Deacon Dave ponders the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity and how God's essence provides us lessons for life.

124. Fr. Walt Homily - We, Us, Our - Pentecost 2020

124. Fr. Walt Homily - We, Us, Our - Pentecost 2020

June 5, 2020

It's not about me or you, it's about us - in our Church, in our country, and in the world.

123. Fr. Walt Homily - The Comfort of the Shepherd’s Voice

123. Fr. Walt Homily - The Comfort of the Shepherd’s Voice

May 6, 2020

Fr. Walt shares a story of loyalty, allegiance, and comfort.

122. Fr. Walt Homily - What Was the Origin of My Faith? And Yours?

122. Fr. Walt Homily - What Was the Origin of My Faith? And Yours?

April 20, 2020

Fr. Walt gets personal and shares childhood stories of tragedy, endurance, and faith.  

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