Browsing the 2017 archive of Father Nick's Homilies

Homily 12/3/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 12/03/17

One of my favorite promotional lines is that of Caribou Coffee. They say, “Life is short, Stay awake for it!” First of all, a confession. I don’t trust people who don’t drink coffee. Those that say they don’t need it. I mean they’ve either got to be an alien, ... Read More »

Homily 11/26/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 12/03/17

Have you ever wondered what the letters above Jesus on the cross mean?

Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews…Latin, Greek, Hebrew…

Jesus was and is the long awaited for King of the Jews!But we see early on in his life, he wasn’t to be only the King of ... Read More »

Homily 11/12/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 11/12/17

How would you define the Kingdom of God? How would you define the Kingdom of God?...Well, it’s an unfair question because Jesus himself never gives us a definition of the Kingdom of God. Rather Jesus uses image after image, analogy, metaphor, parable after parable to describe, to paint a ... Read More »

Homily 11/5/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 11/12/17

Today is the parade following the Super Bowl victory of our favorite Team. As the fans celebrate the victory of their team. As they celebrate those who have won the championship. We celebrate those men and women who have one the most important victory, the most important victory. We ... Read More »

Homily 11/1/17 (All Saints Day)

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 11/12/17

Today is the parade following the Super Bowl victory of our favorite Team. As the fans celebrate the victory of their team. As they celebrate those who have won the championship. We celebrate those men and women who have one the most important victory, the most important victory. We ... Read More »

Homily 10/29/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 11/12/17

Today, Jesus gives us the greatest commandments. “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and first commandment. The second is like it” You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

These are the ... Read More »

Homily 10/22/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 11/12/17

“Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.”What belongs to Caesar is that which has the image and inscription of Caesar stamped on it. That is why the coin is to be given to Caesar. It has the image and inscription of Caesar ... Read More »

Homily 10/18/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 11/12/17

“Brothers and sisters: Have no anxiety at all.” These are some of St. Paul’s final words to the Church at Philippi. “Have no anxiety at all.” How can he say that? He might as well tell them not to breath. Having no anxiety seems much easier to say than ... Read More »

Homily 10/1/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 11/12/17

The literal interpretation of Jesus’ parable today is that the first son is the Gentiles, the non-Jews, many of whom are tax collectors, prostitutes, and sinners. The Gentiles are the first son who on the father’s command to go into the vineyard to work says, “No” but then changes ... Read More »

Homily 9/24/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 11/12/17

Today in the parable of workers in the vineyard, Jesus gives us more insight into who God truly is. It’s clear that the landowner in the parable represents God. And he goes out to the marketplace at five different times throughout the day.

Unlike other religions where the idea ... Read More »