Father Bob’s Weekly Letter

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13 12, 2017

Brothers and Sisters: Rejoice Always.

2017-12-13T15:55:01-05:00

…”Brothers and sisters: Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus.” On this Gaudete Sunday, Saint Paul in our second reading lays out a great ‘recipe’ for our days and living. Rejoice…Pray… Give thanks! This is the will of God. Imagine [...]

Brothers and Sisters: Rejoice Always. 2017-12-13T15:55:01-05:00
6 12, 2017

Find peace in the arms of God…

2017-12-06T15:01:09-05:00

…”Here is your God! He comes with power, the Lord GOD, who rules by his strong arm; here is his reward with him, his recompense before him. Like a shepherd he feeds his flock; in his arms he gathers the lambs, carrying them in his bosom, and leading the ewes with care.” The first reading [...]

Find peace in the arms of God… 2017-12-06T15:01:09-05:00
30 11, 2017

“May These Advent Days Be Filled With God’s Peace”

2017-11-30T22:17:52-05:00

…”Jesus said to his disciples: "Be watchful! Be alert!” Welcome to the First Sunday of Advent. The Gospel this weekend reminds us that every day we need to “WATCH” and be prepared. It’s not a call to fear but of awareness. How can we live in such a way that we always notice and are [...]

“May These Advent Days Be Filled With God’s Peace” 2017-11-30T22:17:52-05:00
16 11, 2017

God blesses us with gifts, talents, treasure.

2017-11-16T14:48:42-05:00

…”He said, 'Master, you gave me five talents. See, I have made five more.' His master said to him, 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master's joy.'" The Gospel this weekend, as we approach the end of the [...]

God blesses us with gifts, talents, treasure. 2017-11-16T14:48:42-05:00
13 11, 2017

How can we grow in wisdom and see each day as a blessing and an opportunity to be at peace?

2017-11-13T16:16:44-05:00

...'Lord, Lord, open the door for us!' But he said in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, I do not know you.' Therefore, stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour.' This weekend’s Gospel turns our attention to the end of the liturgical year and to ‘end times’ awareness. We all need [...]

How can we grow in wisdom and see each day as a blessing and an opportunity to be at peace? 2017-11-13T16:16:44-05:00
1 11, 2017

Autumn days spent giving thanks to God unceasingly.

2017-11-01T18:43:24-04:00

…”And for this reason we too give thanks to God unceasingly, that, in receiving the word of God from hearing us, you received not a human word but, as it truly is, the word of God, which is now at work in you who believe.” Saint Paul, in the second reading today, reflects with great [...]

Autumn days spent giving thanks to God unceasingly. 2017-11-01T18:43:24-04:00
29 10, 2017

You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.

2017-10-29T22:47:02-04:00

…”When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a scholar of the law tested him by asking, "Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?" He said to him, "You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and [...]

You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. 2017-10-29T22:47:02-04:00
12 10, 2017

…We Can Do All Things In Christ Who Strengthens Us…

2017-10-12T12:06:50-04:00

…”Brothers and sisters: I know how to live in humble circumstances; I know also how to live with abundance. In every circumstance and in all things I have learned the secret of being well fed and of going hungry, of living in abundance and of being in need. I can do all things in Him [...]

…We Can Do All Things In Christ Who Strengthens Us… 2017-10-12T12:06:50-04:00
4 10, 2017

In Everything, Turn to The Lord

2017-10-04T21:22:50-04:00

…”Brothers and sisters: Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”   Saint Paul’s message to the Philippians in our second reading this weekend is a [...]

In Everything, Turn to The Lord 2017-10-04T21:22:50-04:00
20 09, 2017

Seek The Lord…

2017-09-20T22:41:06-04:00

…”Seek the LORD while he may be found, call him while he is near.” The prophet Isaiah gives us great guidance and inspiration this weekend. Imagine if we could be so wise to seek the Lord – at each moment, at every turn, in each person, always. Imagine if we would be more quick to [...]

Seek The Lord… 2017-09-20T22:41:06-04:00

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