Bulletins from January 2016

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January 31, 2016

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 31 January 2016   “No prophet is ever accepted in his own country.”   Introduction   Jesus is not afraid to upset his listeners in the cause of what is true and right. Our own courage to do the same comes to us only through his grace and support.   […]

January 24, 2016

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 24 January 2016   “…so that (you) may learn how well founded the teaching is that you have received.”   Introduction   Today’s Gospel comes from St. Luke who, after an introduction, records the initial teaching of Jesus.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Nehemiah 8:2-6, 8-10   Ezra the […]

January 17, 2016

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 17 January 2016   “For the Lord takes delight in you, and your land will have its wedding.”   Introduction   In this church today we come together as a group of very different people, with a variety of opinions, experiences and gifts. We unite in the name of Jesus, […]

January 10, 2015

The Baptism of the Lord 10 January 2016   “He will baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire.”   Introduction   The baptism of Jesus marked a profound change in his way of life. He began his public ministry in the power of the Holy Spirit to proclaim the Good News to those who […]

January 3, 2016

The Epiphany of the Lord 3 January 2016   “Where is the infant king of the Jews?”   Introduction   The Epiphany of the Lord is a feast of light. Today we celebrate the “shining forth” or revelation of God to humanity in the person of Jesus Christ.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Isaiah […]