READINGS Genesis 2: 18-24 Psalm 148 Romans 12: 1-2, 9-18 Matthew 5:13-16 *** God, in his eternal plan, knew that our group of friends didn’t have a chance without at least one priest- he had a dozen options for Catholic kids but he ended up having to settle for me, the one Protestant kid in […]
In 325 AD, because there was much strife in the Church, Constantine called all the bishops to gather at a council in Nicaea. At this council, there was a solid contingent of what we refer to today as Arians. They were those who deny the true divinity of Christ. A catch phrase of theirs would […]
This homily was given on the 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C. Today Jesus teaches us how to pray. To preach a homily on the Lord’s Prayer is intriguing; it is simultaneously the most influential and common prayer in history and the single easiest prayer for us to recite without reflecting on its meaning for […]
What do St. Francis of Assisi and the parable of the Good Samaritan have in common? Listen to Fr. Nelson’s latest homily to find out.
Deacon Longo preached this homily at his sister’s wedding. Although the homily is addressed to the particular couple the message it contains is universal. Mass readings: Sirach 26: 1-4, 13-16; Psalm 34: 2-9; Romans 12: 1-2, 9-18; Mark 10: 6-9. Kathryn and Eric, you made it – fully intact. No one broke any bones last night, and no […]
The following homily was given by Deacon Kirby Longo at SS Cyril and Methodius Parish on the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. When I was playing basketball in elementary school, the coolest tournament to go to was always Gillette – not because it was the biggest or most prestigious, and certainly not due […]
Fr. Garrett Nelson’s Homily from June 6, 2016.
Fr. Garrett Nelson’s homily from May 1, 2016.
Fr. Garrett Nelson’s homily from April 10, 2016.