Browsing Father Nick's Homilies

Homily 8-3-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 8/06/20

What do people fear the most? In general, people in the world, what do they fear? Maybe, losing their job, losing a loved one, being alone, being hated maybe? And now, during this pandemic, what would you say people fear? Getting sick, suffering, maybe even dying. To the world, ... Read More »

Homily 7-26-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 7/30/20

Another image, parable of the ‘kingdom of God, heaven’ is like... “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. This reminds me. I’m ... Read More »

Homily 7-19-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 7/23/20

God’s word effects reality. The word of God makes reality. God’s word makes reality. Words are mostly descriptive, the describe an already present reality. 2+2=4, It is sunny out, I like coffee Sometimes they have more of an effect, they can effect reality Mom or dad: “You are grounded” ... Read More »

Homily 7/5/20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 7/06/20

I've been lied to all my life. I’ve been Deceived, Defrauded. I have been deprived of much during my life... Until recently did I know that there was a special instrument for cutting cheese. Growing up we always had to use a knife and that was a bit difficult. ... Read More »

Homily 6/28/20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 7/03/20

Homily Audio 6/28/20

Homily 6-21-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 6/23/20

There is a saying attributed to St. Francis. “Preach the gospel at all times and when necessary use words.”

St. Francis is embarrassed for how many people abuse that saying. How many people use that saying as an excuse for never saying anything.

Jesus is clear that we must ... Read More »

Homily 6-14-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 6/16/20

Father Nick's Homily 6-14-20 (Audio)

Homily 6-7-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 6/09/20

What is the goal of life?HeavenTo become Saints

Yes, but specifically Entering into the Communion of life and love of God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit.God is not strict monad. He is eternal exchange of love...Lover, Beloved, Love between them

And we are called to, ... Read More »

Homily 5-31-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 6/01/20

Lord, Defeat OUR Babel, with YOUR Pentecost.

There is so much to address, so many emotions we are feeling, so much to consider today. It’s the first time that we get to have a significant number of people at Mass after months of not being able to worship together. ... Read More »

Homily 5-24-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 5/26/20

Solemnity of the Ascension

In this time when many people are now working from home, I think it is fitting to consider the Ascension as the time when Jesus left earth to work from home. The Ascension is when Jesus departed earth and returned to heaven in order to ... Read More »