Browsing the June 2022 archive of Thoughts from Fr. Bob

14th Sunday in OT - July 3, 2022

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 6/29/22

This weekend, we celebrate the anniversary of our country’s founding, appreciative of what we have while we labor to build a more perfect union.  Jesus, in today’s Gospel, laments “The harvest is abundant, but laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for ... Read More »

13th Sunday in OT - June 26, 2022

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 6/22/22

“The Harvest is Great-Workers Needed.”  This goes very well with our reading for this weekend.  “Follow me,” Jesus calls out in the Gospel.  He summons us as well, and his call is challenging.  Being a disciple means putting aside one’s own personal concerns leaving everything to follow him no ... Read More »

The Body and Blood of Christ - June 19, 2022

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 6/15/22

This Sunday is the solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, (or as we used to say Corpus Christi).  We gather each weekend at the table of the Lord, invited to share in this sacred meal in which Christ himself provides the food and drink for ... Read More »

Trinity Sunday - June 12, 2022

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 6/07/22

How many times through-out our lives have we begun and ended our prayers with the sign of the cross in blessing, in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit?  Three persons in one God.  Easy to say but difficult to understand, for ... Read More »

Pentecost - June 5, 2022

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 6/02/22

This weekend we complete the fifty-day celebration of Easter with the feast of Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles.  As the world was transformed when Christ was born, making God incarnate in our world, the world is transformed once again with God’s gift of the ... Read More »