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Sunday 12 August

Nineteenth Week Ordinary Time 1 Kings 19:4-8; Psalm 34; Ephesians 4:30-5:2; John 6:41-51 Had enough? Jesus is the living bread who nourishes us for our journey. He is the one who can feed us when we have had enough of life and its weary challenges. He is the one who gives us himself so we […]

Sunday 5 August

Eighteenth Week Ordinary Time National Vocations Week Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15; Psalm 78; Ephesians 4:17, 20-24; John 6:24-35 Believe in the one he sent When a new staff member is needed their CV is checked for authenticity. At the face- to-face interview information is gleaned about how well they know the role, do they have the […]

Sunday 29 July

SEVENTEENTH WEEK ORDINARY TIME 2 Kings 4:42-44; Psalm 145; Ephesians 4:1-6; John 6:1-15 Live worthy of your calling Paul's call to the people of Ephesus and to us to live worthy of our vocation rings so loudly because he was being held prisoner for his faithfulness to his calling. So many persons in our world […]

Sunday 15 July

FIFTEENTH WEEK ORDINARY TIME Amos 7:12-15; Psalm 85; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:7-13 God chose us in Christ What an affirming and consoling text we read in the letter to the Ephesians today! We are assured by Paul that as individuals and as a community we have been chosen, adopted and richly blessed to partake in […]

Sunday 8 July

FOURTEENTH WEEK ORDINARY TIME SEA SUNDAY Ezekiel 2:2-5; Psalm 123; 2 Corinthians 12:7-10; Mark 6:1-6 What do you want of me Jesus? When Jesus returned to his home town and preached in the synagogue the locals, recognising him as a local lad, Mary's son, had difficulty accepting him. Who did he think he was? Are […]

Sunday 24 June

Birth of St John the Baptist Isaiah 49:1-6, Psalm 139, Acts 13:22-26, Luke 1:57-66,80. The Song of Zechariah John’s father Zechariah proclaims timeless words. This canticle first acknowledges the coming of Jesus, then says that John is called to be ‘a prophet of the Most High.’ Is this so different from the way we are […]

Sunday 17 June

ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Ezekiel 17:22-24, Psalm 92, 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, Mark 4: 26-34 Jesus the Healer We usually associate the word ‘salvation’ with being rescued or redeemed; but the Latin ‘salve’ means also ‘to heal’. When we see Jesus as Healer, we become aware that this was the focus of his ministry. People […]

Sunday 3 June

BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST Exodus 24: 3-8, Psalm 116B, Hebrews 9: 11-15, Mark 14: 12-16, 22 -26 The Heart of our faith Today’s gospel takes us through layers of history and tradition to a mystery so deep, we tremble. We are not reading about something that happened thousands of years ago. Jesus’ body and […]

Sunday 27 May

TRINITY SUNDAY Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40; Psalm 33; Romans 8:14-17: Matthew28:16-20 Father, Son and Holy Spirit Do I truly believe Jesus’ claim to have “all authority in heaven and on earth”? If so, then I will believe and act on all he taught and commanded; I will be “moved by the Spirit” to cry out “Abba, […]

Sunday 13 May

ASCENSION OF THE LORD Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1:17-23; Matthew 28:16-20 Hope of his call Proclaim the Good News to all creation! What a challenge this is. But we have the promise of Jesus’ presence and power with us to live as believers and to proclaim his name. Jesus has promised that signs and […]