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Fr. Nathan’s Homilies rss

“Storing Up Treasure In Heaven” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

November 18, 2017

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (1 Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30) “Storing Up Treasure in Heaven”  PDF Version Homily for the 33rd Sunday in OT, Year A (2017): 1 Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 The 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time is unofficial known among some priests and seminarians as “The End of the World Sunday.” The reason being… Read More ›

“Memories from Cementerio de la Recoleta” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (1 Thes 4:13-18; Mt 25:1-13) “Memories from Cementerio de la Recoleta”  PDF Version Homily for the 32nd Sunday of OT, Year A (2017): 1 Thes 4:13-18; Mt 25:1-13 Certain works of art might come to mind when you read or hear various passages from the Holy Scriptures. Whenever I read… Read More ›

“Labeling Others As Pharisees” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time “Labeling Others As Pharisees” PDF Version Homily for the 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A (2017): Mt 23:1-12 The Pharisees were not inherently nor necessarily evil men. Though there is a tendency to reduce their presence throughout the Gospel Accounts to make them the sole enemies of Jesus Christ…. Read More ›

“Four Lessons From Bishop Henry” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40) “Four Lessons From Bishop Henry” PDF Version Homily for the 30th Sunday of OT, Year A: 2017 (Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40) Last weekend, during the baptism of a 3 day old baby boy, the great grandfather of this new Child… Read More ›

“Saintly Pontiffs and Caesar” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mt 22:15-21) “Saintly Pontiffs and Caesar” PDF Version Homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (2017): Mt 22:15-21 On July 5th, 2013, Pope Francis canonized two of his predecessors, John XXIII and John Paul II, as saints of the Universal Catholic Church. Rarely had two popes lived… Read More ›

“Detached and Content” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Is 25:6-10a; Phil 4:12-14, 19-20; Mt 22:1-14) “Detached and Content” PDF Version Homily for the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A (2017) (Is 25:6-10a; Phil 4:12-14, 19-20; Mt 22:1-14) As I was finishing Grade 12 and preparing for the years to come, I was fairly certain I had decided on… Read More ›

“Martyred In The Lord’s Vineyard”- Homily by Fr. Nathan

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mt 21:33-44) “Martyred In The Lord’s Vineyard”  PDF Version Homily for 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A (2017): Mt 21:33- 43 When we think of the Holy Martyrs of our Church, there can be a tendency to think of them as having given their lives for Christ a very long… Read More ›

“The Kenosis of St. Therese of Lisieux” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Ez 18:25-8; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32) “The Kenosis of St. Therese of Lisieux”  PDF Version   Homily for the 26th Sunday of OT, Year A (2017): Ez 18:25-8; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 During my studies at Mt Angel Seminary in St. Benedict, Oregon, I was blessed to study alongside more than… Read More ›

“God Calls Us When He Wills!” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Phil 1:20-24,27; Mt 20:1-16) “God Calls Us When He Wills!” PDF Version

“I Forgive Others, But Not Myself” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

24th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mt 18:21-35)  “I Forgive Others, But Not Myself” PDF Version