Sunday Reflections

Weekly reflections from Fr Michael based on the liturgy of the Word of that Sunday

November 2: All Souls Day

Not for This Life Alone, But for Eternity! A purpose driven life is worth living. Faith in God gives purpose to life. Today we commemorate all the faithful departed. We honour the departed souls, because they gave us faith in God. There is a monastic motto that...

NOVEMBER 1, ALL SAINTS DAY: LIVE HUMBLY

Today we celebrate the faith of all those who went before us: the men and the women who went to church and practiced their faith in thoughts, words and actions.  The lives of these saints began in families, with brothers and sisters.  Their faith in God grew...

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. OCTOBER 27TH, 2019.

PARABLE OF THE PHARISEE AND TAX-COLLECTOR Readings: Sirach 35:15-17, 20-22.  2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14 God has blessed us abundantly and in plenty. He continues to pour out his abundant blessings on us. At the same time he invites to be close to him...

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Safeguarding Creation – THE ENVIRONMENT

God himself is the Creator of the world and creation is not yet finished.  God works:POPE BENEDICT XVI. 1.  What  contribution can Christians make toward a humane environment? Christians are not environmentalists if their commitment is limited to moral...

OUTLINE of the SUNDAY LITURGY of the WORD with CHILDREN

Welcome and Prayer Greet the children and warmly introduce yourself to anyone who might be new or visiting the group. The atmosphere should be as relaxed and friendly as possible, so that the children feel happy and at home. To set newcomers at ease, it is sometimes...

Archbishop’s Pastoral Letter for October – 2019

1 October 2019 Dear Pastors, Pastoral Assistants, and Parishioners, Worldwide Mission Month This month of October has been designated by Pope Francis as an extraordinary month of Mission. The Holy Father calls on us to reflect on this reality of the Church’s identity,...

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