Browsing the August 2017 archive of Father Nick's Homilies

Homily 8/15/17 (Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 8/17/17

The Assumption is a ‘Solemnity’, meaning it is at the highest level of feasts. In the Church we have optional memorials, memorials, feasts, and solemnities. So the Assumption is up there. On the scale of feasts it’s on par with Christmas and Easter. So make sure that you do ... Read More »

Homily 8/13/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 8/17/17

So, I hope you can discover what the Church wants us to focus in on today based off of our first reading and our gospel. There is always a theme between the first reading and gospel. And it is this. God isn’t in the noise, he is in the ... Read More »

Homily 8/6/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 8/08/17

Usually, we would be celebrating the 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time today. But there are certain feast days, that if they fall on the Sunday the trump the normal Sunday of Ordinary Time. So, we could say, “We interrupt this regularly scheduled program to bring you this very important ... Read More »

Homily 7/30/17

Posted by Mrs. Amy Fox on 8/03/17

Over the past three weeks Jesus has used numerous parables to give us a good sketch of what the kingdom of heaven is like. Because with the kingdom of God, the kingdom of heaven, one definition doesn’t fully express the depth and richness of the kingdom. Jesus chooses to ... Read More »