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Author Archive | Father Bob

THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD

Dear Church, There are two periods of great joy in the Church’s calendar year. The first is the Birth of Jesus. New life is always a great joy, especially when it involves the Birth of the Son of God. The second period of great joy begins after the death of Jesus when he is raised […]

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FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

Dear Church Family, My sermon last Sunday was to get away from “Eventuality” and I probably made up that word. If you were going to move into an apartment and you asked a friend who was already in the apartment if the landlord got around to getting requests for repairs done in a proper time. […]

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FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

Dear Church Family, Ah, one of my favorite images of Jesus is of Him as the Good Shepherd. Really I don’t know what a shepherd does except he totally cares for his sheep, especially if any are lost. I can just feel Jesus loving me, loving everybody and wanting the best for them. When I […]

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THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER

A word from—Fr. Chris Jesus came and took the bread and gave it to them and in like manner the fish. Brothers and sisters, Sundays of Easter continue to recall to us the great event in the life of our Lord Jesus Christ – His resurrection which is a great article of our faith which […]

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EASTER SUNDAY

Dear Church Family, A Joyous Easter to each of you!! He is Risen, Alleluia!!! May those ordinary words of greeting be very special to you today. As you probably know after 23 years and more that your pastor enjoys the word “Joyous.” I call you the Joyous Family of St. Augustine and I have put it […]

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FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT

Dear Church Family, We are more than half way through Lent and I reflect especially on the goodness of the Lord. The psalmist says, “The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy.” Church family, that is my feelings for tomorrow as I celebrate my 52nd anniversary as a padre. Certainly […]

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FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT

Dear Church Family, Traditionally we welcome the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick for all those who stand in need of healing. To me this anointing with the help of our good Francian Priest, Friar Ed, we pray for healings whatever comes to your mind and heart with confidence that all is well. We […]

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THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

Dear Family that I love, Since I am on this Lenten journey with you, I am going to give you a little message. I remember Fr. Jeff asking the kids at our school, St. Louis Catholic Academy this question, “What do you have a hard time waiting for?” Everybody presented a “Can’t Wait” quote. Whether […]

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