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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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There is something very moving about this gospel passage of Jesus sending out twelve very ordinary disciples, after a brief apprenticeship, to preach the message of God’s word, which they did not fully understand.   They were to have a simple lifestyle, to be poor as he was poor and not to worry too much about […]

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Life in many ways is about searching for God but many of us go looking for him in the far-off hills and in obscure places.  We pleasantly forget the obvious, that God moves in mysterious ways and is most likely to be present in our nearest and dearest, and in our neighbours.  God is present […]

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The gospel portrays an example of the healing power of Christ in an uncommonly moving scene, when he heals the daughter of Jairus, a respected synagogue official .  The heart of Jesus could never resist a hand outstretched in need or an appeal for help made in faith.  Healing was at the centre of his […]

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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It’s an un-nerving experience to be caught out in a small boat when, without warning, the sea suddenly changes from peaceful blue water to angry mountainous waves.  The power of a stormy sea is so overwhelming that it can become a frightening ordeal.   We all have experienced fear, so we can appreciate the plight of […]

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11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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At this time of year, after a harsh winter, we see the miracle of growth taking place all round us in flowers, trees, plants and shrubs.  But we don’t have to be a professional gardener to appreciate that growth is a gradual process.  It has its origins in tiny seeds being buried in the earth […]

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The Body and Blood of Christ

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Today, all over the world, congregations like ours are coming together to celebrate in a great act of common worship.  The Gospel reading tells us of the simple beginnings of the Mass, how Jesus, on the night he was to be betrayed, celebrated the Eucharist, his final meal, with his disciples.   He took time to […]

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Trinity Sunday

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Today’s feast of the most Holy Trinity celebrates the mystery of three persons in the one God, all bonded together by love.  It fills us with awe and open-eyed reverence, for we do not have a God whose limits we can define.  In the Trinity our minds are brought into loving contact with the complexity […]

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Pentecost Sunday

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The coming of the Spirit on that first day of Pentecost was not a once and for all event, but the beginning of his permanent presence in the Church. By virtue of our baptism, the Holy Spirit is closer to us than we dare imagine. Wherever there are hearts open to receive him, the Spirit […]

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New Sunday Mass Times

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Beginning the weekend of May 17th the new Sunday Mass times will be 8:30am and 10:30am. The Saturday Mass at 4:00pm will remain unchanged.

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Feast of the Ascension of the Lord

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Ascension Day speaks of mystery and of the power to reach through to another dimension. It marks the end of Christ’s mission on earth and celebrates his glorious return to the Father in heaven. Through the power of the Holy Spirit he became invisibly present and available to all who wishes to be in contact […]

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