One Catholic Life
By Nick Senger
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The experiences, reflections and homilies of a Catholic husband, father, teacher, and deacon.
||CleanAn Echo Among the Noise – Homily for Catechetical Sunday||This weekend is catechetical Sunday, the weekend in which the Church asks us to call forth those who have been chosen to be catechists in our parish, to bless them and commission them for the upcoming year. These are the teachers at our parish school,||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Eclipse in Our Time – Homily for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A||After Mass this Sunday I’m going to drive south to the Camas Prairie in Idaho, where my wife Brenda is already visiting her mother. As any conscientious husband will tell you, you don’t need a reason to visit your mother-in-law,||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNo Good Deed – Homily for the 6th Sunday in Easter||There’s a long but important sentence in the First Letter of Peter that we heard earlier: “Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope.” Of all the words in that long sentence, it’s the last one, hope,||5/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecause He Lives: Homily for the Third Sunday of Easter – Year A||The first few gospel readings of the Easter season focused on showing us that Jesus was raised from the dead. He eats with his disciples, he shows them his wounds, he assures them that it really is him, he is risen from the dead.||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHe Loved Them to the End – Homily from Holy Thursday||We walk through the Doorway of Love, following the Thread of Love, imitating the Model of Love, sitting in the Garden of Love.||4/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Thirst for Living Water – Homily for the Third Sunday in Lent||Today’s gospel is a story of baptism, and what baptism does for each of us. It’s a story of thirst and water, of longing and desire. It’s part one of a baptismal trilogy that continues next week and the week after. Three lessons about baptism,||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnding the Cycle of Hatred and Violence – Homily for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A||A few weeks ago we read how Jesus went up the mountain to teach his disciples. Just as Moses went up on Mount Sinai to receive the Law, Jesus, the new Moses, speaks his Sermon on the Mount to deepen our understanding of the Law.||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOne Heck of a Story – Homily for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A||There were many newsworthy events this past week and there are many more going on this weekend; but there’s one event that happened this past Wednesday that you probably didn’t hear about: one of the world’s best-selling authors passed away at the a||1/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|