January 26, 2020

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 26 January 2020   “Follow me and I will make you fishers of men.”   Introduction   Christ is the light in our darkness.  He shows us the way to the Father.  Let us listen for his call today and follow him as his disciples.   Today’s Readings   First […]

January 19, 2020

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 19 January 2020   “John Said, ‘Look, there is the lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world.’”   Introduction   Today begins the season known as Ordinary Time, but even in Ordinary Time the Lord is as close as ever to bless us with word and […]

January 12, 2020

Baptism of the Lord 12 January 2020   “Jesus went about doing good and curing all who had fallen into the power of the devil.”   Introduction   When Jesus was baptised in the River Jordan, the heavens opened, and the Holy Sprit descended upon him like a dove.  It marked the moment he began […]

January 5, 2020

Epiphany of the Lord 5 January 2020   “All nations shall serve him.”   Introduction   Today we celebrate the revealing of God’s plan to the Gentile nations: the magi represent those non-Jewish peoples who accept the Gospel of Jesus, and with the magi we can give thanks that we have been included in the […]

December 29, 2019

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph 29 December 2019   “Joseph got up and, taking the child and his mother with him, left that night for Egypt.”   Introduction   The feast of the Holy Family invites us to eavesdrop into the life of the Holy Family and to learn from their life of […]

December 22, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Advent 22 December 2019   “God-is-with-us.”   Introduction   We come together as the people of God, knowing that God is with us and walks with us through life.  With a deep sense of trust, we gather to offer our thanks and praise to the Lord.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: […]

December 15, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent 15 December 2019   “Happy is the one who does not lose faith in me.”   Introduction   John the Baptist again takes centre stage, but in a different mood from last week.  In prison, he wants to know if Jesus is the one they are awaiting.  Jesus’ answer is enigmatic.  […]

December 8, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent 8 December 2019   “Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.”   Introduction   Today’s readings speak to us of the peace we may expect with the coming of God’s kingdom.  And yet there is also an undertone of violence and retribution in the call for our repentance […]

December 1, 2019

First Sunday of Advent 1 December 2019   “You do not know the day.”   Introduction   At the beginning of the Advent season, we consider the coming of the Lord at the end of time.  This is because Advent is the experience of all the year round.  Every time we pray in the Lord’s […]

November 24, 2019

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe 24 November 2019   “If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself.”   Introduction   As we com to this last Sunday of the Church’s year, we celebrate the universal kingship of Our Lord Jesus Christ, who reigns in the hearts of all who place […]