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Author Archive | Father Bob

God is so good all the time!

               Pastor’s Pen                  FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT A Word from Fr. Bob Dear Church Family, As you can see Fr. Bob is wearing rose or pink-colored vestments to symbolize Laetare Sunday which means rejoice.  We are rejoicing today and proclaiming one of my favorite passages of scriptures.  You have […]

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He himself understood it well

A Word from Fr. Bob   Dear Church Family, I was struck by the last sentence of the Gospel which says, “He himself understood it (human nature) well.”  We see Jesus challenging all of us to have right attitudes toward putting the Lord first and His worship pure without a bunch of money matter things […]

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Faith and Sacrifice

Deacon’s Corner   Our readings for today are about Faith and sacrifice.  God in His great love for us, has given us faith.  Faith for me is more important than any other gift.  Without true Faith and following with the strength of belief we are left to wallow in the diversions of this world. Let […]

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… He is ready to help us

Dear Church Family,   The Gospel has the leper coming to Jesus and Jesus is filled with compassion.  I emphasis that word compassion because our God is so merciful and so loving.  Here I am coming back from a wonderful vacation with family, friends and priest buddies.  It is just so good that I am […]

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Closer to God

A word from Deacon Ed   Our scriptures for today and the next 2 1/2 weeks recount Jesus’ Authority and the beginning of His public ministry.  In today’s Gospel He comes to Capernaum and teaches in the temple and even drives out an unclean spirit in a man in the temple.  We are being prepared […]

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