Browsing the 2021 archive of Fr. Bob's Columns

15th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 7/16/21

 

KNEE REPORT #8

                Latest news on my knee condition is that the latest blood tests showed that six weeks of antibiotic infusion therapy has done its job – the bacterial infection seems to be gone.  All the blood work markers were not only in the normal range ... Read More »

14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 7/16/21

 

KNEE REPORT #8

                Latest news on my knee condition is that the latest blood tests showed that six weeks of antibiotic infusion therapy has done its job – the bacterial infection seems to be gone.  All the blood work markers were not only in the normal range ... Read More »

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 7/06/21

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

KNEE REPORT #7

                As I write this, I should have completed my six weeks of antibiotic infusion therapy.  There better not be any traces of infection or bacteria in my knee after all of this.  Now I wait six weeks to find out ... Read More »

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Debbra Beck on 6/25/21

12th  Sunday of Ordinary Time

Financial Reminders from Pastor:

+ We are approaching the end of the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year in 10 days.

+ For purposes of smoother parish bookkeeping, I encourage each parishioner to check to see if they are up to date in their Sunday/monthly offerings.  If ... Read More »

June 13 Bulletin

Posted by Debbra Beck on 6/18/21

CHANGE IN PROTOCOLS FOR MASS DURING THE PANDEMIC

                Archbishop Rozanski has made the decision to lift the dispensation of the faithful to attend Mass on Sundays.  As of July 1, 2021, all Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Louis will return to the normal status of observing faithfully ... Read More »

June 6th

Posted by Debbra Beck on 6/11/21

CHANGE IN PROTOCOLS FOR MASS DURING THE PANDEMIC

                Archbishop Rozanski has made the decision to lift the dispensation of the faithful to attend Mass on Sundays.  As of July 1, 2021, all Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Louis will return to the normal status of observing faithfully ... Read More »

THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

Posted by Debbra Beck on 6/04/21

THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

KNEE REPORT #3

       I am now completing the first two full weeks of infusion therapy for my bad knee, which means I have been spending over three hours a day with an antibiotic being infused into a PICC line into my arm, ... Read More »

Pentacost Not Just Another Sunday

Posted by Debbra Beck on 5/27/21

PENTECOST Not Just Another Sunday!

              Pentecost, when the church was being established, was based on a Jewish festival which took place 50 days after the first full moon of spring. (We now celebrate Pentecost 50 days after Easter.) The apostles and their support group were looking for an ... Read More »

Feast of the Ascension

Posted by Debbra Beck on 5/20/21

FEAST OF THE ASCENSION – “Stop gawking!”

                As the Apostles watch Jesus ascend into heaven, two mysterious-looking characters wondered out loud to them, “Why are you gawking up at the sky?”  Calmly they tell the Apostles that Jesus is gone and will no longer be walking around and ... Read More »

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Debbra Beck on 5/13/21

6th SUNDAY OF EASTER – “LOVE ONE ANOTHER”

                This Sunday we ponder the second half of Jesus’ parable of the True Vine from John’s Gospel.  Jesus speaks these words during the Last Supper as he prepares his disciples for what is to come – his tragic passion and ... Read More »