Browsing the April 2023 archive of Fr. Bob's Columns

Good Shepherd Sunday

Posted by Christine Rasure on 4/29/23

Fourth Sunday of Easter – Good Shepherd SundayIn the Gospel today, Jesus uses for himself one of our favorite images – a really Good Shepherd.  Our loving and careful shepherd only enters our life through the proper gate to our sheepfold, not sneaking in like a thief who is ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Easter

Posted by Christine Rasure on 4/24/23

Third Sunday of Easter – “Been there! Done that!”That first Easter was a day with a lot of action: the women at the tomb; Peter and John run to the empty tomb; the Risen Jesus appears to them; the two disciples from Emmaus leave town and head home, but ... Read More »

“Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.”

Posted by Christine Rasure on 4/17/23

2nd Sunday of Easter: “Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.”Was Jesus talking about you and I that first Easter evening? I hope and trust that he was – that we believe that Jesus really did rise from the dead. Today’s Gospel proclaims that the risen ... Read More »

Easter Sunday

Posted by Christine Rasure on 4/10/23

Easter Sunday:  The resurrection of the lord – Alleluia! He is risen!Today we rejoice as believers in the Paschal Mystery – that Jesus, our Savior, has risen from the tomb, after he suffered and died for us. We have been saved from our sins and given the promise of ... Read More »