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

14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Christine Rasure on 6/30/22

14th Sunday of Ordinary Time – What is our Catholic “mission statement?”How many organizations or groups do you know that have a “mission statement?” Probably a fair number. Even our parish has its own “mission statement.” (Check the front cover of the bulletin.)  Today’s Gospel gives us the “mission ... Read More »

Excuses, excuses, excuses!

Posted by Christine Rasure on 6/23/22

Written by Sister Ruth Emke

Excuses, excuses, excuses!

Today’s readings show us different reactions to the call to discipleship, all filled with excuses to delay this call. But all of us are called to follow Jesus wholeheartedly. Yet it is so easy to come up with excuses... I can’t ... Read More »

Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Posted by Christine Rasure on 6/18/22

Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ – “How can he feed so many?”

On this special celebration (used to be Corpus Christi), we are called to reflect on the incredible mystery of the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist and how Jesus gives us life through ... Read More »

Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Christine Rasure on 6/08/22

Feast of the Most Holy Trinity – Does God really want to be a mystery to us?God has expressed himself to us through the beauty of nature and all of creation, through the twists and turns of human history and salvation history, through the prophets and wisdom of the ... Read More »

Solemnity of Pentecost

Posted by Christine Rasure on 6/04/22

Solemnity of Pentecost – Who’s got the spirit? Do you have the spirit?Yes, we all have the Holy Spirit, if you have been confirmed! Or unless we have lost the Spirit through negligence or apathy, we are meant to be Spirit-filled Catholics every day.

With this major feast day, ... Read More »