Browsing the 2013 archive of Blog

Homily for October 20, 2013: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 10/21/13

October 20, 2013

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Ex 17:8-13

Responsorial Psalm Ps 121:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8

R. (cf. 2) Our help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Reading 2 2 Tm 3:14-4:2

Gospel Lk 18:1-8



From the Book of Exodus, we ... Read More »

Homily for October 13, 2013: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 10/21/13

October 13, 2013

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time  Reading 1 2 Kgs 5:14-17

Responsorial Psalm Ps 98:1, 2-3, 3-4

R. (cf. 2b) The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power.

Reading 2 2 Tm 2:8-13

Gospel Lk 17:11-19   HOMILY: There was a man who had worked all ... Read More »

Pope Francis' First Encyclical - Lumen fidei

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 8/06/13

Click HERE to go to the Vatican website to read the first encyclical from Pope Francis, Lumen fidei.

Once at the website you can download a pdf version of the document to save and/or print (see the upper right corner of the wepage).

Additional Resources as Mentioned In Bulletin 6-23-13

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 6/20/13

Please find below a list of additional resources as was mentioned in this weekend's bulletin:


Additional Web Resources Porn Harms Initiative Archdiocese of Kansas City         Archdiocese of Omaha         Archdiocese of St. Louis                

 Additional Print Resources Bransfield, J. Brian. Overcoming Pornography Addiction: A Spiritual ... Read More »

Profound Thanks and Appreciation

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 6/10/13

Dear Father Bullock, staff and members of the Church of the Nativity,

Words cannot express my deep appreciation for the wonderful work you accomplished in hosting the Installation Mass for our new chief pastor, Archbishop Michael Jackels.  From the first moment the possibility was suggested to the last piece ... Read More »

Homily for Fifth Sunday of Easter: Fr. Scott Bullock: April 28, 2013

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 4/27/13

Fifth Sunday of Easter:  April 28, 2013

Reading 2 Rev 21:1-5a

Then I, John, saw a new heaven and a new earth.The former heaven and the former earth had passed away,and the sea was no more.I also saw the holy city, a new Jerusalem,coming down out of heaven from ... Read More »

Homily for 3rd Sunday of Easter: April 14, 2013: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 4/14/13

Third Sunday of Easter C

Reading 1

Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41 

Ps 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11-12, 13

Responsorial Psalm

R.   (2a) I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me.

Rev 5:11-14

Reading 2

Jn  21:1-14


Homily: A Fishy Story

Two avid fishermen went on a fishing trip. ... Read More »

90th Anniversary edition Pictorial Directory

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 4/09/13

To help celebrate our parish’s 90th Anniversary in July we are producing a new 90th Anniversary Edition Pictorial Directory. Help make this project a success by signing up to have your family's picture taken. We have chosen to partner with Lifetouch for professional photography that will connect our members ... Read More »

Homily for Easter Sunday: March 31, 2013: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 4/01/13

Easter Sunday March 30-31, 2013


[Lk. 24:1-12]

At daybreak on the first day of the week

the women who had come from Galilee with Jesus

took the spices they had prepared

and went to the tomb.

They found the stone rolled away from the tomb;

but when they entered,

they did not find the body of the Lord ... Read More »

Homily for February 24, 2013 (2nd Sunday in Lent: PRAYER ): Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Andy Upah on 2/23/13

February 24, 2013

Second Sunday of Lent

Reading 1 Gn 15:5-12, 17-18

Responsorial Psalm Ps 27:1, 7-8, 8-9, 13-14

R. (1a) The Lord is my light and my salvation.

Reading 2 Phil 3:17—4:1

Gospel Lk 9:28b-36

Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up the mountain to pray.While ... Read More »