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September 16, 2019

SAINTS CORNELIUS AND CYPRIAN (M)

1 Timothy 2:1-8; Psalm 28; Luke 7:1-10

God’s love is for everyone

The centurion in today’s gospel seems to be an exceptional man. He has built a synagogue for the Jewish people and now demonstrates an extraordinary faith in Jesus who is “amazed” at such faith.… More

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Sunday 15 September

24th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14; Psalm 51;
1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-32

The amazing love of God

Today we hear the whole of Chapter 15 of Luke’s gospel. Perhaps these three parables are the clearest statement Jesus made about the nature of God: the incredible, tender, patient, merciful Father who became visible in Jesus – Emmanuel, God with us.… More

Saturday 14 September

EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS (F)

Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 78; Philippians 2:6-11; John 3:13-17

Jesus’ cross and ours

Six months after celebrating the death and resurrection of Jesus we are again reminded of the cross of Jesus. By believing in Jesus, the crucified one who rose again, we can experience that all our suffering and even our sins are transformed into love by the one who is Love itself.… More

Friday 13 September

St John Chrysostom (M)

1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14; Psalm 16; Luke 6:39-42

Judging ourselves and others

Jesus uses strong words to teach us to recognize our own weaknesses and sins before daring to criticize, or worse still, to give advice, to others.… More


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