Bulletins from January 2017

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February 5, 2017

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 5 February 2017 “Seeing your good works, they may give the praise to your Father in heaven.” Introduction We gather once more to be enlightened by Christ who, by his resurrection from the dead, overcame all the darkness of this world. He now empowers us to be a light of […]

January 29, 2017

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 29 January 2017 “Theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Introduction News often needs some explaining. Our task is not only to hear the Good News proclaimed by Jesus but to make clear its meaning to others. Today’s Readings First Reading: Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12-13 Like many prophets, Zephaniah stresses the need […]

January 22, 2017

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 22 January 2017 “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Introduction Jesus took ordinary and humble people and made them heralds and apostles of the kingdom of God. He can empower us all to become workers in the vineyard of the Lord. Today’s Readings First Reading: Isaiah […]

January 15, 2017

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 15 January 2017 “I saw the Spirit coming down on him from heaven and resting on him.” Introduction At his baptism, Jesus was proclaimed God’s beloved Son and anointed with the Holy Spirit. We who are baptized into life with Jesus are also called to serve as God’s instruments in […]

January 8, 2017

The Epiphany of the Lord 8 January 2017 “We saw his star as it rose and have come to do him homage.” Introduction We come together on the feast of the Epiphany to celebrate the revelation of Jesus as saviour of all people, represented by the wise men who were guided to him by the […]