Father James Neilson returns to our pulpit to deliver a sermon called: Comfort Me With Apples: Discerning the sacred and the profane by way of this nutritious and delicious fruit. An overview of how both Jewish and Christian cultures have considered apples within religious texts, rites, rituals and recipes. Fr. James Neilson, O. Praem., is a priest, artist, and teacher. He is an assistant professor of art at St. Norbert College.