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Fr. Nathan’s Homilies rss

“Adventus Rex” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

2nd Sunday of Advent (Bar 5:1-9; Lk 3:1-6) “Adventus Rex”  PDF Version Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year C (2018): Bar 5:1-9; Lk 3:1-6 The word Advent has its origins in the Latin word Adventus, which translates into the Arrival or the Coming of someone of great importance. In Ancient Rome, the term Adventus… Read More ›

“Hope For The End” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

1st Sunday of Advent (1 The 3:12-4:2; Lk 21:25-28, 34-26) “Hope For The End”  PDF Version Homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent, Year C (2018): 1 Thes 3:12-4:2; Lk 21:25-28, 34-36 A few years ago, some good friends bought me a copy of the book World War Zby Max Brooks.  There is a movie version… Read More ›

“My King and My Queen” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the King of the Universe (Jn 18:33b-37) “My King and My Queen”  PDF Version Homily for the Solemnity of Christ the King, Year B (2018): Jn 18:33b-37 Adam and Eve were to reign as king and queen. In giving them dominion over Eden and by extension over all… Read More ›

“Pulling Back The Veil” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Dan 12:1-3; Mk 13:24-32) “Pulling Back The Veil”  PDF Version Homily for the 33rd Sunday of OT, Year B (2018): Dan 12:1-3; Mk 13:24-32 The word Apocalypse is one that we use quite often, usually to describe situations that are catastrophic, marked with doom and dread and evoke images of the… Read More ›

“Men in Long Robes” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mk 12:38-44) “Men in Long Robes”  PDF Version Homily for the 32nd Sunday of OT, Year B (2018): Mk 12:38-44 If a Catholic priest is willing to dress like a priest in public, you never know what people might say to you! Often people see you and take a double look,… Read More ›

“Love In Our Catholic Schools” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (Deut 6:2-6; Mk 12:28-34) “Love in Our Catholic Schools”  PDF Version Homily for the 31st Sunday of OT, Year B (2018) (Catholic Education Sunday in the Catholic Dioceses of the Province of Alberta, Canada): Deut 6:2-6; Mk 12:28-34 As we take time this weekend to give thanks, reflect and consider the… Read More ›

“With Eyes Wide Open” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Jer 31:7-9; Heb 5:1-6; Mk 10:46-52) “With Eyes Wide Open”  PDF Version Homily for the 30th Sunday of OT, Year B (2018): Jer 31:7-9; Heb 5:1-6; Mk 10:46-52 Jesus of Nazareth, the Son of David, was and will continue to be a dangerous man to whom people made dangerous requests! He… Read More ›

“Our Great High Priest” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Is 53:10-11; Hb 4:14-16) “Our Great High Priest”  PDF Version Homily for 29th Sunday of OT, Year B (2018): Is 53:10-11; Hb 4:14-16 Peter, Paul, John, James and Jude. These are the names of the Apostles who also authored the Letters of the New Testament and Book of Revelation according to… Read More ›

“Obtaining Eternal Life” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

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 ›