Browsing the October 2022 archive of Fr. Bob's Columns

Solemnity of All Saints

Posted by Christine Rasure on 10/28/22

Solemnity of All Saints – Tuesday, November 1Tuesday’s liturgy, a Holy Day of obligation, celebrates all those “saints” down through the centuries who have faithfully lived in the life of Christ and his Church here on earth and are now with our Lord in heaven. This communion of saints ... Read More »

Persistent in Prayer? Persistent in Seeking Justice?

Posted by Christine Rasure on 10/15/22

29th Sunday In Ordinary Time: Persistent in Prayer? Persistent in Seeking Justice?In the Gospel today, we have Jesus sharing a fairly well-known parable of the “persistent widow” and the “unjust judge.” Jesus’ listeners would have thought that this was like David vs. Goliath; the widow would have no chance ... Read More »

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Christine Rasure on 10/04/22

Thanking Jesus For Healing Us?In this familiar Gospel story, we hear about Jesus healing a leper who is not a Jew but a Samaritan. This large group lived in the Holy Land between Galilee in the north and Jerusalem and Judea in the south.  There was great animosity between ... Read More »