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Fr. Matthias Sasko

Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
September 19, 2017

Sep 19 – Homily – Scripture and Clerical Celibacy

  In the New Testament, we know that bishops, priests, and deacons were allowed to marry.  But we also know that married clergy had the obligation to live with their wives as if…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
September 5, 2017

Sep 05 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Thirsting for Christ with Mary and Mother Teresa

  St. "Mother" Teresa of Calcutta taught her sisters to thirst with Christ for souls, and with those souls whom they served in the poorest of the poor, to thirst for Christ. Mother tells…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 15, 2017

Aug 15 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Way to Heaven

  Both Heaven and hell are competing for our souls. Our Lady wants Her Immaculate Heart to be our refuge and our assurance of reaching our Heavenly homeland. Ave Maria! Mass: Assumption of…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 11, 2017

Aug 11 – Homily – Fr Matthias: St. Clare and the Choice of Poverty

  In order to possess better things, we must know how to renounce, even if painfully, the things that are merely good. This is exactly what St. Clare did by choosing holy poverty…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 4, 2017

Aug 04 – Homily: Pray for Holy Priests and Vocations

  St. John Vianney set a very high standard for priestly holiness. His effectiveness in sanctifying the flock entrusted to him makes him a worthy model for priests, though few ever reach such…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 1, 2017

Aug 01 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Confession, Means of New Evangelization

Frequent confession, frequent confession. Central to the ministry of St. Alphonsus, a means to the new evangelization. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori - Mem Readings: Tuesday 17th Week of Ordinary Time…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
July 18, 2017

Jul 18 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Making Our Suffering Redemptive

  For our sufferings to have redemptive value, they must be united to those of Christ. To be united to those of Christ, they must, like the sufferings of Christ Himself, be freely…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
July 11, 2017

Jul 11 – Homily: Prefer Nothing to the Love of Christ

  Applying St. Benedict's principle to the spiritual life, we must allow nothing to hinder us from loving Our Lord wholeheartedly, neither "big" things nor "little" things. If we understand this, we see…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
June 27, 2017

Jun 27 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Jesus is the Reason for Marian Doctrine

  St. Cyril of Alexandria's great contribution was his defense of the doctrine of Mary's divine maternity, against the Nestorian heresy which denied the humanity of Christ. Christ is always at the center…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
June 20, 2017

Jun 20 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Convert Enemy to Brother

  Loving our enemies is not equivalent to letting them do as they please and harm us, but rather it means seeking to convert them into our brothers. Ave Maria! Mass: Tuesday 11th…
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