Author Archives: Father Nathan Reesman

About Father Nathan Reesman

On Twitter: @FatherReesman Father Nathan Reesman is a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. He is the Shared Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, and also of Saint Frances Cabrini Parish, both in West Bend, Wisconsin. He is also the Courage and EnCourage chaplain for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Courage is an apostolate of the Catholic Church that ministers to men and women who experience same sex attraction.

Holy Hour for the Purification of the Clergy and In Reparation

This Sunday, August 19th, I will lead a Holy Hour from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at Saint Frances Cabrini Parish, 1025 South 7th Avenue, West Bend, Wisconsin, to pray for the purification of the Church’s clergy and ministers, and to pray … Continue reading

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The Mixed Message of a Retreat for Gay Priests in Milwaukee

Any retreat that encourages the embrace of the term “gay” is in great danger of operating in opposition to the authentic message of the Gospel. Continue reading

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Of Clergy and Prophets: Ending Unholy Silence in the Church

It is not so much good priests that are rare, but rather what is truly rare are prophets: those who speak boldly, because they see clearly. Continue reading

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Epiphany: Right Worship vs “Trending Now”

The homage of the Magi that we recall today tells us that the answer to right worship is not located in superficial attractions and clever new ideas. Continue reading

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Homily: Learning from the Holy Family

Click HERE  to listen to the audio file of Father Reesman’s homily for the Feast of the Holy Family, Year B, given at Saint Frances Cabrini Parish on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at the 10am Mass.

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On “Coming Out” From the Pulpit

A priest who experiences same sex attractions must do what any other man with his same inclinations must do. He must handle it in accord with the Church’s best pastoral practices. Continue reading

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Homily: Getting Past the End

Click HERE to access the link to the podcast for Father Reesman’s homily for the 32nd Homily in Ordinary Time, Year A, given at Saint Frances Cabrini parish on Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at the 10am Mass.

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