Browsing the January 2021 archive of Fr. Bob's Columns

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 1/29/21

THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – It’s time to get with the program!

                Jesus did not exactly say this in the Gospel today, but it might be a good colloquial version of “This is the time of fulfillment.  The kingdom of God is at hand.  Repent, and believe ... Read More »

FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD – “YOU ARE MY BELOVED …”

Posted by Debbra Beck on 1/21/21

FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD – “YOU ARE MY BELOVED …”

                Rising up out of the waters of the Jordan River when John baptized him, Jesus heard from the heavens, “You are my beloved Son with whom I am well pleased.”  God has basically proclaimed these ... Read More »

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Posted by Debbra Beck on 1/12/21

Message from Father Bob

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT – “REJOICE AND AGAIN I SAY REJOICE!”

                Our attention during this Advent starting with last Sunday and then today is on John the Baptist.  This Sunday is also called “Gaudete Sunday” or “Rejoice Sunday”.  The Old Testament reading, the Responsorial ... Read More »