Bulletins from December 2019

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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 […]