Browsing the August 2020 archive of Thoughts from Fr. Bob

22 OT - August 30,2020

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 8/27/20

What a reversal we have in Simon Peter’s life from last week.  He proclaims Jesus as “the Christ, the Son of the living God.”  Under the influence of the Holy Spirit, Peter reveals this.  Today Peter hears our Lord tell his disciples he must go to Jerusalem and suffer ... Read More »

21 OT - August 23, 2020

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 8/26/20

We need to remind ourselves from time to time, that each of us is the Church, the body of Christ, the universal assembly of believers, called to build the Kingdom of God.  Each one of us is part of this institution, we call the Catholic Church, that can be ... Read More »

20 OT - August 16, 2020

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 8/12/20

Today we gather together, as we do each weekend, whether in person or through the TV, as the body of Christ.  As always we worship God, setting aside this sabbath time to be nourished with God’s Word and Eucharist to strengthen us on our journey to the kingdom.  In ... Read More »

19 OT - August 9, 2020

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 8/06/20

We just set a record for the largest amount of rain-fall in August.  My mom was dreadfully afraid of storms.  Perhaps it was because as a child their house and barn were destroyed by a tornado.  The family came out of the storm cellar and everything was gone.  Is ... Read More »