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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The liturgy today points out that there must be a connection between what we say and what we do. Jesus criticized the religious leaders of his day because they shirked their responsibility and only thought that they wanted to do God’s will.   Their promises were empty because they did not keep them and as a […]

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Our picture of God is influenced to some extent by our ordinary way of looking at things and that is why, as we listen to this gospel, we are tempted to react and share the grumble of the workers who have laboured since early morning.   But the parable is not dealing with equal rights for […]

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Catechism News

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We now have 318 students registered for catechism classes in Grades 1-9. Catechism Classes: for Grades 2-8 will begin on Sunday, September 28th (12:45-1:45pm in Church Basement) and Monday, September 29th (6:30-7:30pm at Stonepark Intermediate). There will be no Tuesday classes this year except for a few home groups. Parents whose children have been registered […]

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The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

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Why do we Christians insist on celebrating the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross? Non-believers looking at the cross see nothing but a symbol of total defeat for Jesus.  They see a life cut short by torture and death and wonder why we Christians focus on this aspect.  Why not focus, for example […]

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The readings today carry a very clear message concerning our responsibility towards the salvation of others within the community.    In Christ we are all brothers and sisters and members of the one family.  Life is short and we all have to take seriously the duty of doing good while we can by helping  those who […]

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Peter found it difficult to accept that the mission of Jesus would end with the cross and crucifixion.   He did not see why pain and suffering were necessary for discipleship.  He thought that being part of the kingdom was a matter of power and success.   Peter had yet to learn that the standards of Christ […]

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20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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At the heart of this gospel is a lively exchange between Jesus and a Canaanite woman of great faith, who suffers so much from the illness of her daughter. Totally convinced that Jesus can be of assistance in her hopeless situation she comes forward, kneels at his feet and asks for her daughter to be […]

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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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When confronted with stress and pressure of various kinds we are very much like Peter in the Gospel today and can identify with his temptation to despair.  A sudden turn of events in life and we are faced with storms which threaten the peace and security of our families and homes.  At such moments our […]

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18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Each person has a different set of values in life.  But the readings today issue a direct challenge to all types of worldly life-styles and tell us to get our priorities right.   The treasure the gospel is referring to is our faith which tells us we are heirs to the kingdom of God.   It is […]

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Each person has a different set of values in life.  But the readings today issue a direct challenge to all types of worldly life-styles and tell us to get our priorities right.   The treasure the gospel is referring to is our faith which tells us we are heirs to the kingdom of God.   It is […]

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