Bulletins from August 2016

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August 28, 2016

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 28 August 2016 “Repayment will be made to you when the virtuous rise again.” Introduction The Gospel of the kingdom perfects some human customs and challenges others. Jesus challenges our prejudices about rank and honour, and reminds us that God is no respecter of persons. Today’s Readings First Reading: Ecclesiasticus […]

August 21, 2016

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time 21 August 2016 “There are those now last who will be first, and those now first who will be last.” Introduction The Lord has prepared a banquet for those who love him. At times, we take this for granted and need to listen again to his word, inviting us into […]

August 14, 2016

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time 14 August 2016 “Do you suppose that I am here to bring peace on earth?” Introduction Enthusiasm for the Gospel is no guarantee of a peaceful life, but little by little we can work together to promote greater peace and mutual understanding. Today’s Readings First Reading: Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10 Jeremiah’s […]

August 7, 2016

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time 7 August 2016 “You too must stand ready.” Introduction We are a pilgrim people, journeying by faith to God’s kingdom. We gather as a community to sing the praises of our God, who leads us to the land of promise. Today’s Readings First Reading: Wisdom 18:6-9 The people prepare to […]