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Fr. Bob’s Homily – Fifth Sunday of Lent
Have you ever been in a hospital waiting room? Waiting for news from the doctor and hoping for a miracle; while praying your heart out and making promises to God?
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Fourth Sunday of Lent – The Man Born Blind
Perhaps none is us should take T.V. commercials too seriously. But there is one type of person that should absolutely stay away from them.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Third Sunday of Lent
At a mental health facility near here sits a small woman at a small table. She is trying to put together a jigsaw puzzle. She is extremely tense.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Second Sunday of Lent – A Transfiguration
There is so much contained in our gospel today we could spend the whole day discussing it. So I would like to concentrate on a single word spoken by God the Father to Peter, James and John
Fr. Bob’s Homily – First Sunday of Lent
In any culture, literature reflects a peoples’ story and experience. Writers and playwrights often reveal things about ourselves that we never suspected. They open our eyes with insights about the human condition.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – Eye for an Eye
The saying from our gospel that we all know so well, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. It is a command that has often been used to justify our brutality.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Before you bring your gift to the altar…
The gospel today contains a rubric for the Eucharist. Rubrics are directions in the official book that we use for mass. They are printed in red ink.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Light-Salt
Dr. David Livingstone, who died in 1873, was a Scottish missionary and explorer. He spent over half of his life serving in Africa.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Beatitudes
In April of 1986, two gray-haired men greeted each other in Tokyo’s airport. Both men had tears in their eyes, one man was an American named Ponich.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Peter and Andrew had just finished their daily work of fishing. They were stretching their nets so they will dry in the sun.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Second Sunday – The Lamb of God
Today there is a funny feeling in the Church everywhere. The Crib is back in storage, the Wise Men have returned to the East, the shepherds to their flocks...
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Epiphany of the Lord
This feast of the Epiphany has always been among the favorites of many people, especially in Latin cultures like Italy and South America.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Feast of the Solemnity of the Mother of God
Today is the Feast of the Mother of God, without whom we would not have had Christmas.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Christmas 2022
It has been said that Catholics only sing in church at Christmas. I am not sure this is true, but from my vantage point, I have to admit it does appear that on Christmas, everyone appears to be singing.
Fr. Bob’s Homily – Fourth Sunday of Advent – Do Not Be Afraid
Do Not Be Afraid. One of the most frequent assurances in scripture is one you just heard from Matthew. Do not be afraid, it dots the old and new testaments.