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Sunday 13 June

11th Sunday of Ordinary Time Ezekiel 17:22-24; Ps 92; 2 Corinthians 5:6-10; Mark 4:26-34 Good things take time When seeds are sprouting and growing, you cannot see the change taking place any more than you can see the minute hand’s movement on a watch. But you can see a change has occurred if you look […]

Sunday 6 June

The Body and Blood of Christ (S) Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants Exodus 24:3-8: Ps 116:12-13, 15-18; Hebrews 9:11-15; Mark 14:12-16, 22-26 A mystery The Eucharist is a mystery that is so great you can never exhaust its meaning. A more profound grasp of it comes, not just from thinking about it, but […]

Sunday 16 May

The Ascension of the Lord Acts: 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1:17-23; Mark 16:15-20 The risen Christ When Jesus had fulfilled all that his Father had asked of him, his followers were grief-stricken, bewildered. They could hardly believe their eyes when Jesus appeared to them after he had risen from the dead. Now the Risen Christ, […]

Sunday 9 May

6th Sunday of Easter Acts 10:25-26,34-35,44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 4:7-10; John 15:9-17 God does not have favourites The Holy Spirit is God’s gift to every one of us regardless of who we are and where we live. And Jesus calls us his friends, choosing us to go out and bear fruit. What is my […]

Sunday 2 May

5th Sunday of Easter Acts 9:26-31; Psalm 22; 1 John 3:18-24; John 15:1-8 Actions are what matter For love to be real, it has to be seen in action. Words and talk are only half of our calling to live the kind of life to which Jesus calls us. In his letter, John tells us […]

Sunday 25 April

4th Sunday OF EASTER Anzac Day Day of Prayer for Vocations Acts 4:8-12; Psalm 118; 1 John 3:1-2; John 10:11-18 The Good Shepherd Like the prophets of the Old Testament, Jesus draws on metaphors and images to teach us about God’s intimate love and care of his people. The good shepherd is a favourite image. […]

Sunday 18 April

3rd Sunday OF EASTER Acts 3:13-15, 17-19; Psalm 5; 1 John 2:1-5; Luke 24:35-48 The gift of faith Faith is a gift. It is not easy to believe what we have not witnessed. Jesus understood well how difficult it was for his disciples to believe that he had risen from the dead. “Touch me,” he […]

Sunday 11 April

2nd Sunday of Easter Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 118; 1 John 5:1-6; John 20:19-31 Take my hand Thomas the Apostle needed to see Christ risen from the dead before he could believe in his resurrection. Until he had seen the evidence, he was unable to believe. Nor could he join the excitement and celebrations of the […]

Sunday 4 April

EASTER SUNDAY Acts 10:34, 37-43; Psalm 118; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9 He is risen Jesus’ resurrection from the dead is absolutely at the heart of Christian living. It is the ultimate truth that Christians are challenged to embrace and believe. In rising from the dead, Jesus conquered death and demonstrated that death is no more, […]

Sunday 21 March

5th Sunday of Lent Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51; Hebrews 5:7-9; John 12:20-30 Being fruitful When the seed breaks open, its potential is released. To become fruitful we, too, need a ‘breaking open.’ The Creator blessed me with particular gifts and talents for building up the people of God, not for my personal promotion. My gifts […]