Browsing the April 2023 archive of Thoughts from Fr. Bob

4th Sunday of Easter - April 30, 2023

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 4/26/23

As sheep willingly follow their own shepherd, whose voice they recognize and who calls them by name, we willingly follow the Lord Jesus, for we know his voice and he calls us each by name.  I feel privileged, along with Fr. George and the entire staff to help shepherd ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Easter - April 23, 2023

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 4/19/23

As we continue our celebration of Easter, we praise God for this miracle that brings new life to us all, and we pray that we will continue to grow in understanding of the many ramifications of this event.  Today we hear the story of how two disciples, making their ... Read More »

Divine Mercy Sunday - April 16, 2023

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 4/12/23

Today is the Second Sunday of Easter.  Years ago it was called low Sunday in comparison to the great celebration of Easter Sunday.  More recently it is given the title of Divine Mercy Sunday, the eighth day in the Octave of Easter.  We celebrate God’s everlasting mercy which is ... Read More »

Easter - April 9, 2023

Posted by Fr Bob Betz on 4/04/23

On this Easter weekend the word is Rejoice!  This is the day that the Lord has made.  God’s love and mercy have been poured out for all and to all.  By his sacrifice on the cross, Jesus has conquered sin and defeated death.  No longer do sin and death ... Read More »