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Author Archive | Father Bob

EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family,   It is very important in my spiritual journey that I have the Bread of Life. I know that the Bread of Life is Jesus and I hear in the concluding words of the Gospel, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in […]

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SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, Sometimes when a few extra people come over and you don’t think you have enough food, it is enough. Sometimes you think your little efforts of cheering someone up in their struggles isn’t enough, but sometimes when many others also pitch in then the person is uplifted. Sometimes we don’t think we […]

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SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, As I prepared the Sacred Word of God last Monday for this Sunday, a few words impressed me. First, the two words “Rest awhile” and the words from St. Paul; Rest awhile – as I read these words last Monday early in the morning before daily Mass, I said, “That’s what I need.” […]

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23 Years of Spiritual Growth!

I have been present for all twenty-three anniversaries, and to my knowledge, I have not been out of town.  However, for this anniversary I am out of town because of a family wedding that I will definitely be “called on the carpet” if I do not attend.  Know that I am thinking of you all […]

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ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, In the gospel today, Jesus teaches the crowd of people about the reign of God. In the first parable Jesus tells us that the reign of God is like a planted field. The seeds are sown and by some unknown force they grow until it is harvest time. The reign of God […]

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May 31, 2015

Dear Church Family, Today we celebrate God totally loving each one of us.  Not as a group, but as individuals.  Our God is totally in love with us.  We celebrate today recognizing, responding and being totally in love with Him. God is Creator and the Father.  We have no doubt about the beauty of this […]

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PENTECOST SUNDAY

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday was the great Feast of The Ascension of the Lord and we reflected on the image in my favorite window of the Ascension of the east side of the church. We were able to challenge one another to, “Go forth and share the good news.” The theme word was simply […]

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