Browsing the November 2022 archive of Fr. Bob's Columns
First Sunday of Advent
Posted by Christine Rasure on 11/26/22
First Sunday of Advent – “Be Prepared!”A long, long time ago I was once a Boy Scout in Troop 336 at St. Michael’s Parish in Shrewsbury. One of the things that I learned from my Boy Scout manual was the Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared!” A well-trained Scout was ... Read More »
Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
Posted by Christine Rasure on 11/19/22
Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe – Do we really have a king?Today’s solemn feast is the last Sunday of the Liturgical Year; next Sunday begins the Season of Advent. So on this present Sunday, we reflect on Jesus in an unaccustomed way – Christ ... Read More »
Is time running out?
Posted by Christine Rasure on 11/11/22
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – “Is time running out?”No, I am not talking about a hockey or football game. Rather, the Word of God this weekend lets us know that “Lo, the day is coming…” and “the days will come… .” The Church is letting us know the ... Read More »
One Bride for Seven Brothers?
Posted by Christine Rasure on 11/04/22
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – One Bride for Seven Brothers?Today’s Gospel story would never have made it in Hollywood; the musical “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” was more delightful. The Sadducees’ tragic make-believe story about one bride enduring the death of seven different brothers, each becoming her husband ... Read More »