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Thursday 12 November

St Josaphat Ps 119N; Wisdom 7:22-8:1; Luke 17:20-25 Be thankful for everything The Pharisees test Jesus by asking when the kingdom of God is coming. He surprises them with his reply – “Behold, the kingdom of God is in the midst of you.” Are we in the midst of God’s kingdom through family, friends, neighbours, […]

Tuesday 3 November

St Martin de Porres (Patron saint of mixed-race people and those seeking interracial harmony) Ps131; Romans 12:5-16; Luke 14:15-24 Compassion Today, the parable of the banquet. The guests were all too busy so the servants were commanded to bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame. Many choose to work like Martin […]

Mary MacKillop and Suzanne Aubert

Part I Who have been amongst the most notable Australasian women? For Catholics the response should be Suzanne Aubert, founder of the Daughters of Our Lady of Compassion and Mary MacKillop, St Mary of the Cross, founder of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. What is interesting about these two women is that their upbringings were […]

Thursday 23 August

St Rose of Lima Ps 51; Ezekeil 36:23-28; Matthew 22:1-14 Compassion Today’s parable – the King invited guests to the feast but they were all too busy. So he then invited “the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame” Are those who have a cross to bear throughout their lives extra special in God’s […]

Saturday 4 August

St John Vianney, CurE´ of Ars. Influential in Suzanne Aubert’s early life Ps 69; Jeremiah 26: 11-16, 24; Matthew 14:1-12 For the sick Would the death of John the Baptist be the most infamous of beheadings? What an ignominious death! Could we pray to St John Vianney and St John the Baptist that they will […]