May 27, 2018

The Most Holy Trinity 27 May 2018   “In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”   Introduction   This Eucharist gathers us together so that we may be drawn more deeply into the life of our God, who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  We come to […]

May 20, 2018

Pentecost Sunday 20 May 2018   “They were all filled with the Holy Spirit.”   Introduction   As the Easter season ends, we celebrate a whole new beginning: the Spirit-filled disciples of Jesus begin their apostolate to witness to the risen Christ.  The task did not end with the Twelve; our apostolate is that same […]

May 13, 2018

The Ascension of the Lord 13 May 2018   “Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News to all creation.”   Introduction   Jesus has ascended to the Father as our hope of all good things.  His call, in our day, is for us to share the Good News in new, varied and […]

May 6, 2018

Sixth Sunday of Easter 6 May 2018   “What I command you is to love one another.”   Introduction   In these days of Easter we reflect on how the apostles grew in their awareness of the risen Lord in their lives, and we pray for the transforming power of the Holy Spirit to enable […]

April 29, 2018

Fifth Sunday of Easter 29 April 2018   “Whoever remains in me, with me in him, bears fruit in plenty.”   Introduction   Today we are invited to become branches of the true vine, Jesus Christ.  We can be confident of God’s continuing presence with us in the world.  God lives in us and we […]

April 22, 2018

Fourth Sunday of Easter 22 April 2018   “And there will be only one flock and one shepherd.”   Introduction   God calls us to be saved as part of a community.  When we gather in Jesus’ name, He is there among us.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Acts 4:8-12   Peter explains that […]

April 15, 2018

Third Sunday of Easter 15 April 2018   “You are witnesses to this.”   Introduction   We are called with the apostles to witness that the Christ has suffered and on the third day risen from the dead, and in his name to preach repentance for the forgiveness of sins to all the nations.   […]

April 8, 2018

Second Sunday of Easter 8 April 2018   “Doubt no longer, but believe.”   Introduction   Mercy is never just an abstract concept; it is always an encounter between two persons at least.  Christ is present, too, in every act of mercy, even between those who do not believe in him.  He is the mercy […]

April 1, 2018

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord 1 April 2018   “Till this moment they had failed to understand the teaching of scripture, that he must rise from the dead.”   Introduction   Like Peter and the apostles, we are all called to be witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus.   Today’s Readings   […]

March 25, 2018

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord 25 March 2018   “In truth this man was a son of God.”   Introduction   Today we celebrate the Lord’s entry into Jerusalem, humble yet triumphant.  We commemorate his arrest and execution, a death that becomes exaltation.   Today’s Readings   Procession: Mark 11:1-10   Actions […]