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Tuesday 25 January

The Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle (F) Acts 22:3-16 or Acts 9:1-22; Psalm 117; Mark 16:15-18 To the whole creation The commission of Jesus to the eleven links humanity and the natural world. Pope Francis makes this link: “Today, we have to realise that a true ecological approach always becomes a social approach; it must […]

January Saints

Saint Fulgentius (468-533) Born in Africa of a senatorial family, Fulgentius was at an early age appointed procurator of his province at Carthage. At the age of twenty-two, he resolved to embrace monastic life and was accepted into a monastery, renouncing all his goods on behalf of his mother and younger brother. He suffered much […]

Sunday 18 December

Fourth Sunday of Advent 2 Samuel 7: 1-5, 8-12, 14, 16 Ps. 89, Romans 16: 25-27, Luke 1: 26-38 Mother of the secret Mary, Receiver of the secret kept hidden down the ages. Mary, Keeper of the secret pondering it in your heart.

Monday 8 August

St Mary MacKillop Colossians 3:12-17, Ps.32, Matthew 6:25-34 Be clothed in love Today we celebrate the feast day of Mary MacKillop our newest saint who has been described as “an ordinary woman who lived an extraordinary life”. Her canonisation in October 2010 was called “a Blessing on both sides” of the Tasman (New Zealand Herald […]