What time are Sunday Masses?

My financial contribution statement is incorrect how do I contact Father Collins?

Is there any type of bereavement group?

I am not Catholic but my spouse is can I attend mass?

Which bible should I purchase?

What is RCIA?

I have been attending for a year and still feel like an outsider, what can I do?

Are there any online bible resources?

We are getting married in two months and after looking at several churches, we think St Robert would be picture perfect, who do I talk to?

Due to my job, I'm unable to attend confession. Can I still take communion?

When is the best time to send my son to reserve our family a pew for Easter Mass?

Are there any adult bible classes offered?

My neighbor has taken ill and is unable to attend church, can Father Collins bring him communion?

Are there any confirmation classes for adults?

We just moved into the area and want to join St Robert, what should we do?

Is it true that if I go to Saturday Mass, I don't have to attend Sunday?

What is a Liturgical year?

Why do Catholics pray to Mary?

Where can I found some common prayers?

Does the Pope have a web site?

My question is not listed here, who can I ask?

How do I make arrangements for last rites?

What are the requirement for adult first communion?

What are the requirement for a child's first communion?

At what time does the midnight mass start?

Why do some people cross their arms during communion?

I notice some people kneel after communion while others stand, which is correct?

Are there any instructions for doing a rosary?

The current Mass schedule is available in the weekly church bulletin and is always online at www.srbburbank.org/schedule.htm
While the Pastoral staff is grateful for your financial support, the actual accounting is handled by Renee Lane. Call or email at (818) 846-3443 or reneelane@srbburbank.org
St Robert's is blessed to have its very own Bereavement Ministry. They can assists families with planning funerals, rosaries and/or memorial services. For information call 818-846-3443
Friends, family, and spouses are welcome to attend our services. While non-Catholics can not take part in the Eucharist they are encouraged to come up for a blessing. Just simply fold your arms across your chest.
Depending on your need, there is a long list of bibles. Some are literal translations, amplified translations, paraphrased translations, interlinear Bibles, multiple translation Bibles, study Bibles, reference Bibles, chronological Bibles, word study Bibles, harmony New Testaments, translations from the Aramaic instead of Hebrew and Greek, etc.

A favorite of the Saint Robert's bible study group is The Catholic Study Bilble/New American Bible from Oxford Press. In addition to the Hebrew (Old Testament) and New Testament, it includes articles, reading guides, footnotes, glossary, and maps.

RCIA or Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults are classes for those wishing to explore and/or join the Catholic faith. For contact info visit our link at Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
As defined by the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Liturgical Year is "The celebration throughout the year of the mysteries of the Lord's birth, life, death, and Resurrection in such a way that the entire year becomes a 'year of the Lord's grace'. Thus the cycle of the liturgical year and the great feasts constitute the basic rhythm of the Christian's life of prayer, with its focal point at Easter" The liturgical year consist of Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, and Ordinary Time. For more information of the meaning of the five seasons follow this link to Liturgical Year.
The best way to feel like "an insider" is to get involved. Start off by registering at the Parish Center. Discuss how you might get involved. Perhaps you can sing, greet, sew, play an instrument, read, clean linen, usher, teach, attend bible study and any number of other ways to serve. St Robert has countless of opportunities for those wanting to partake in the church community. Visit our link at Ministry Directory
Here are a few you might want to visit.

Bible Study

Bible Gateway

Bible Desk

Catholic Online

New Advent

Web Bible Net

The Text This Week

The New American Bible

There are several requirements that need to be fulfilled before a Catholic member of Saint Robert can be married. Wedding arrangements require a minimum of six months advance notice. Please make no other plans without first speaking with a priest.
Reconciliation (Confession) is available Saturday from 3:30 to 4:30 pm and at other times by appointment.
As we are all members of the church there is no saving of pews. To be assured of seating plan to arrive early with your group.
The ever popular Adult Bible study is held throughout the year and is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about books that make up the Bible. For info on current and upcoming sessions see check the weekly bulletin our visit our link for contact info BIBLE STUDY in Parish Organizations.
Welcome to the area, you'll find the St Robert community to be very warm and welcoming. To start off visit the Ministry Center at 520 E. Orange Grove Avenue and ask for the Administrator. She will register you as a member and can answer questions about the various ministries and masses. She can also make arrangements to meet with the pastor.
For adults needing to be Baptized, complete first Eucharist, Reconciliation or Confirmation, the RCIA, (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) classes provide the opportunity to prepare for these sacraments. For more info visit our link at Adult Education & Christian Initiation.
While Benedictus XVI may not have a My Space, the Pope does have a web site at http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/index.htm . Here you find links to his biography, photos, encyclicals, homilies, letters, messages, travels and more.
If you can't find an answer to your questions here, contact the Ministry Center at 818-846-3443 for assistance.
The Midnight Mass starts promptly at midnight. Due to large attendance and limited sitting, everyone is advised to show up by 11:30pm.
After receiving Eucharist and returning to the pew, one should join the church community in standing and singing hymns.
The folks at Global Catholic Network have assembled a beautiful collection of prays at http://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/prayers/
The rosary has been prayed since the thirteenth century. While meditating on the life of Jesus, one recites the prayers that brings one closer to Him and to His Mother, Mary. Rosary and instructions at http://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/prayers/rosary2.htm
In our church community we have the Ministers to the Sick, who visit the sick on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month.. To request a visit can call the Ministry Center at 818-846-3443

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