St. Basil Catholic Church Brecksville Podcast
297. Fr. Walt - ”That’s All I Got” presentation to Women’s Ministry

297. Fr. Walt - ”That’s All I Got” presentation to Women’s Ministry

June 29, 2022

Fr. Walt returns to speak to Gifts of the Spirit Women's Ministry about adjustments in life.  

296. Fr. Ryan Homily - Dealing w/ Rejection: 2 Alternatives

296. Fr. Ryan Homily - Dealing w/ Rejection: 2 Alternatives

June 28, 2022

"Shall we call down fire upon them?!?" vs. "Let's keep walking."

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.  

294. Fr. Dave Domanski - Homily of First Mass of Thanksgiving

294. Fr. Dave Domanski - Homily of First Mass of Thanksgiving

June 20, 2022
Hear newly ordained son of the parish Fr. Dave Domanski's homily from his Mass of Thanksgiving and ask yourself, "Did you wake up today and say, 'Jesus, You are crazy about me'? - Fr. Harry Geib, SJ
293. Being Catholic in a Woke, Divided Time w/ Fr. Koopman

293. Being Catholic in a Woke, Divided Time w/ Fr. Koopman

June 14, 2022

Fr. Joe Koopman, Moral Theologian, uses the Christian narrative to view current scapegoating loops and the way out of them.

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

287. Praise & Worship Night and Nancy Farewell

287. Praise & Worship Night and Nancy Farewell

May 5, 2022

Farewell Concert for Nancy, our Music Minister

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

285. Remind Me Again - Why does the Church have so many rules?

285. Remind Me Again - Why does the Church have so many rules?

April 21, 2022

Can't I just follow my conscience, or the one Golden Rule?  We dig behind the question and address what's really going on.

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.

277. Challenged but Blessed - One Man’s Journey through Tragedy into the Catholic Church

277. Challenged but Blessed - One Man’s Journey through Tragedy into the Catholic Church

March 25, 2022

Fr. Matt and Tommy hear the story of Corwin Miller, who is part of the RCIA group becoming Catholic this Easter.

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

273. Bible Difficulties - Is there anything true in the biblical Creation Story?

273. Bible Difficulties - Is there anything true in the biblical Creation Story?

February 28, 2022

Erin shares her insights from reading Catholic Answers' short booklet "Bible Difficulties".

272. Remind Me Again…If Atheists Can be Good, Why be Religious?

272. Remind Me Again…If Atheists Can be Good, Why be Religious?

February 26, 2022

Why should I bother being religious if unbelievers can be decent, honest people too? 

The 5min video mentioned in this episode on the Moral Argument for God's existence can be viewed at http://bit.ly/MoralArgument

C.S. Lewis' short essay Man or Rabbit? mentioned in this episode can be read here

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?

270. Remind Me Again…..Why Do Gospel Details Differ?

270. Remind Me Again…..Why Do Gospel Details Differ?

February 22, 2022

Some of the Gospels differ in minor details.  Does this mean they are invalidated?  Can we rely on the Bible at all?

269. Are We Living in the End Times?  w/ Fr. Matt

269. Are We Living in the End Times? w/ Fr. Matt

February 21, 2022

Tommy & Fr. Matt quickly cover just one question from the 20 Answers Booklet "The End Times".

268. Remind Me Again….Why do we say Jesus descended into Hell?

268. Remind Me Again….Why do we say Jesus descended into Hell?

February 18, 2022

Every Sunday at Mass we say that Jesus descended into Hell.  Sounds strange or wrong, doesn't it?  Why would Jesus go to hell?  The knots get untwisted using Scripture and the CCC in just 7 minutes.

267. Remind me again…..Why do we call priests “Father” when Jesus said not to?

267. Remind me again…..Why do we call priests “Father” when Jesus said not to?

February 15, 2022

Why do Catholics call their priests "Father", especially when Jesus Himself says in Matthew 23:9, "Call no one on earth your father..."?

266. How Could a Good & Loving God allow Suffering in the World?  - Interview w/ Dr. Matt Jordan

266. How Could a Good & Loving God allow Suffering in the World? - Interview w/ Dr. Matt Jordan

February 5, 2022

Dr. Matt Jordan, Ph.D in Philosophy provides several answers to perhaps the greatest question of all time.  

265. Remind me again….Why Confess to a Priest? Can’t I go straight to God?

265. Remind me again….Why Confess to a Priest? Can’t I go straight to God?

February 5, 2022

"Remind Me Again..." is a new series briefly covering common topics and questions that you have asked yourself at some point.  Share this episode so more people hear the answer.  

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
261. Four Good Reasons to Believe in God - Interview w/ Dr. Matt Jordan, Ph.D

261. Four Good Reasons to Believe in God - Interview w/ Dr. Matt Jordan, Ph.D

January 21, 2022

Dr. Matt Jordan, Ph.D guides us through 4 philosophical reasons to believe there is a God.

260. Faith & Reason - Contradiction?  interview w/ Dr. Matt Jordan, Ph.D in Philosophy

260. Faith & Reason - Contradiction? interview w/ Dr. Matt Jordan, Ph.D in Philosophy

January 13, 2022

What's faith's job? Science's job? What about Creation vs. Evolution and Miracles and Galileo?

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.  

251. Miracle Monday Ep.17 - Wow, Look at What the Lord has Done

251. Miracle Monday Ep.17 - Wow, Look at What the Lord has Done

December 6, 2021

Tommy recounts in rapid fashion 16 miracles!

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.

248. Miracle Monday Ep.16 - Speaking Jesus‘ Words to His Drowned Toddler

248. Miracle Monday Ep.16 - Speaking Jesus‘ Words to His Drowned Toddler

November 29, 2021

A faithful father shares his harrowing story of darkness and miraculous light.  

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