Bulletins from 2015

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December 27, 2015

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph 27 December 2015   “I must be busy with my Father’s affairs.”   Introduction   What is a happy family? Today’s feast points to the values that allow us to live Jesus, Mary and Joseph.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: 1 Samuel 1:20-22, 24-28   Samuel’s […]

December 20, 2015

Fourth Sunday of Advent 20 December 2015   “The child in my womb leapt for joy.”   Introduction   Our salvation is near, he comes to meet us. Are we ready to greet him, to leap with joy at the sound of his coming?   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Micah: 5:1-4   A child […]

December 13, 2015

Third Sunday of Advent 13 December 2015   “The Lord your God is in you midst.”   Introduction   As the days now draw nearer to the celebration of our saviour’s birth, the scriptures call on us to rejoice that God is always close to us.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Zephaniah 3:14-18   […]

December 6, 2015

Second Sunday of Advent 6 December 2015   “Take off your dress of sorrow and distress; put on the beauty of the glory of God.”   Introduction   Eagerness to receive the Good News is a strong theme in today’s liturgy. We gather to hear the proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ and […]

November 29, 2015

First Sunday of Advent 29 November 2015   “And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.”   Introduction   Jesus reminds us that one day he will return in glory to judge the living and the dead.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Jeremiah 33:14-16 […]

November 22, 2015

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe 22 November 2015   “All who are on the side of truth listen to my voice.”   Introduction   On this final Sunday in the Church’s year, we celebrate Jesus Christ as King. He is the first and the last, the Alpha and the Omega of our […]

November 15, 2015

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 15 November 2015   “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.”  Introduction  The language of today’s Gospel may at first appear to be threatening and terrifying. On closer inspection, we see that, not only are Jesus’ words not threatening, they are reassuring, which is […]

November 8, 2015

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 8 November 2015   “The Lord upholds the widow and orphan, but thwarts the path of the wicked.”   Introduction   The new life of Christ requires that we place our trust and hope in God and give attention to loving and caring for one another, particularly those who are […]

November 1, 2015

All Saints 1 November 2015   “What we are to be in the future has not yet been revealed.”   Introduction   Today we celebrate the feast of All Saints. But what is it to be a saint? There is something mysterious about sainthood.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14   John […]

October 25, 2015

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 25 October 2015   “His sight returned, and he followed him along the road.”   Introduction   We are called to be of service to one another as disciples of Jesus. This means being prepared to cast aside our comforts and security.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Jeremiah 31:7-9 […]