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Fr. Nathan’s Homilies rss

“Obtaining Eternal Life” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

October 13, 2018

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mk 10:17-30) “Obtaining Eternal Life”  PDF Version Homily for 28th Sunday of OT, Year B (2018): Mk 10:17-30 When Satan tempted our first parents in Eden, he began to sow a seed of doubt in their hearts as to how they were to care for the gift of eternal life. Eden… Read More ›

“Cheering For Liverpool” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Num 11:25-29; Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48) “Cheering For Liverpool”  PDF Version Homily for 26th Sunday of OT, Year B (2018): Num 11:25-29; Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 When I was 12 or 13 years old, I decided that the soccer team I would cheer for in the English Premier League was Manchester… Read More ›

“The Folly of Ambition & Envy” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Ws 2:12, 17-20; Jam 3:16-4:3; Mk 9:30-37) “The Folly of Ambition & Envy”  PDF Version Homily for 25thSunday of OT, Year B (2018): Ws 2:12,17-20; Jam 3:16-4:3; Mk 9:30-37 If someone told you that they were to suffer, die and rise again from the dead, it would be reasonable to… Read More ›

“The Image of The Crucified” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

24th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Is 50:5-9; Mk 8:27-35) “The Image of The Crucified”  PDF Version  Homily for 24thSunday of OT, Year B (2018): Is 50:5-9; Mk 8:27-35 If time machines existed, and we were able to bring a group of Romans from the 1stcentury AD to our present time, I would venture to guess… Read More ›

“Why We Must Love and Serve the Poor” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Jam 2:1-5) “Why We Must Love and Serve the Poor”  PDF Version Homily for the 23rd Sunday of OT (Jam 2:1-5) In a typical Weekend Homily, you will notice that the homilist will usually preach on the Gospel reading and its fairly obvious connection to the First Reading. What you… Read More ›

“With the Eucharist in Dark Days” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time (Jos 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b; Jn 6:53, 10-69) “With the Eucharist in Dark Days”  PDF Version Homily for the 21st Sunday of OT, Year B (2018): Jos 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b; Jn 6:53, 60-69 As Our Lord concluded His teaching in Capernaum on the coming gift of the Most Holy Eucharist into the… Read More ›

“Feasting Upon Divine Wisdom” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

20th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Prv 9:1-6, Jn 6:31-41) “Feasting Upon Divine Wisdom”  PDF Version Homily for 20thSunday of OT, Year B (2018): Prv 9:1-6; Jn 6:51-58  To encounter the true and living Jesus Christ is to know Him in both His perfect humanity and perfect divinity. Many can relate to and be inspired by… Read More ›

“The Eucharist: Food for the Journey” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

19th Sunday of Ordinary Time (1 Kgs 19:4-8; Jn 6:41-51) “The Eucharist: Food for the Journey”  PDF Version Homily for 19thSunday of OT, Year B (2018): 1 Kg 19:4-8; Jn 6:41-51 Over the past two Sundays, we discovered how Jesus Christ and His People relived and brought to fulfillment two events from their sacred history,… Read More ›

“When The Manna Came to Capernaum” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

18th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Ex 16: 2-4, 13-15, 31a; Jn 6: 24-35) “When The Manna Came to Capernaum”  PDF Version 18thSunday of Ordinary Time, Year B (2018): Ex 16: 2-4, 12-15, 31a; Jn 6: 24-35 As people began to make their way to the town of Capernaum, a small village on the northern shores of… Read More ›

“Loaves and Fish, Ever Ancient, Ever New” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time “Loaves and Fish, Ever Ancient, Ever New”  PDF Version Homily for the 17thSunday of OT, Year B (2018): 2 Kgs 4:42-44; Jn 6:1-15 Since the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council, every Sunday liturgy will present us with four readings from the Scriptures, typically a first reading from the… Read More ›