Browsing the April 2020 archive of Thoughts from Fr. Bob

3rd Sunday of Easter

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 4/22/20

This weekend would have been the celebration of First Communion for our young people at St. James-another disappointment we experience during this coronavirus.  Appropriately, our Gospel for today is the story of our Lord walking with two of the disciples on the road to Emmaus.  The journey from Jerusalem ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of Easter

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 4/16/20

We have completed 40 days of Lent in preparation for the celebration of Easter, our Lord triumphantly rising from the dead.  Now we enter into a deeper learning and intimacy of our relationship with our God through his risen Son.  Fifty days of growing and progressing in our faith ... Read More »

Easter 2020

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 4/08/20

Alleluia!!  Sing out with joy for the Easter miracle.  The Lord is risen!  We have been redeemed.  Death no longer has ultimate power over us.  We anticipate the day when we too will be raised with Christ.  As baptized Christians, we have already been raised up.  While we, through ... Read More »