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22/04/2018  ::  John 10:11-18

The Word of God this Sunday, the fourth Sunday of Easter, invites us to meditate on what Jesus means by describing himself as a good shepherd.

15/04/2018  ::  Luke 24: 35-48

The Word of God this Sunday, the third Sunday of Easter, reminds us of how radical a 
thing it is to be a Christian.  We should relish and revel in

08/04/2018  ::  John 20:19-31

The Word of God this Sunday - with the joy of our Easter alleluias still resounding because of Christ’s victory over sin and death - calls us to re

01/04/2018  ::  John 20: 1-9

The Word of God this Easter Sunday calls us to the bravery and humility it takes to accept our amazing share in Jesus’ great Passover from death to

23/03/2018  ::  Mark 14: 1 - 15:47

The Word of God this Sunday, known as Palm Sunday or Passion Sunday, recalls the fickleness of God’s children who can cry out their ‘Hosanna!’ of p

18/03/2018  ::  John 12:20-30

The Word of God this Sunday, the Fifth Sunday of Lent, calls us to be humble enough to seek forgiveness for our sins, and healing from the damage s

11/03/2018  ::  John 3:14-21

The Word of God this Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Lent, is full of good news for anyone who feels that their lives have become deadened, grey, and

04/03/2018  ::  John 2:13-25

The Word of God this Sunday, the Third Sunday of Lent, presents a portrait of our Saviour that we are not too familiar with and that challenges us

25/02/2018  ::  Mark 9: 2-10

The Word of God this Sunday, the Second Sunday of Lent, calls us to become who we’re truly meant to be by becoming people of prayer.

18/02/2018  ::  Mark 1:12-15

The Word of God this Sunday, the First Sunday of Lent, is a real ‘Good News’ message of optimism, light, liberation and fresh starts!  These are th

11/02/2018  ::  Mark 1:40-45

The Word of God this Sunday, the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, sheds some light upon the harsh ritual practices of the Old Testament to reveal the

02/02/2018  ::  Mark 1: 29-39

The Word of God this Sunday, the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, emphasises how utterly transformed our lives become the more we make prayer part of

28/01/2018  ::  Mark 1: 21-28

The Word of God this Sunday, the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, calls us to reflect on the nature of authority, and to re-evaluate and ‘re-rank’ t

21/01/2018  ::  Mark 1:14-20

The Word of God this Sunday, the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, challenges us to think things through, to tumble things over in our minds and heart

14/01/2018  ::  John 1:35-42

The Word of God this Sunday, the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, invites us to reflect on what it actually means to be called by Christ and how to

07/01/2018  ::  Mark 1:7-11

The Word of God this Sunday, the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, invites us to contemplate afresh the tremendous fact of our own baptism, and to

31/12/2017  ::  Luke 2:22-40

This Sunday's Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, invites us to contemplate the mystery, gift, and challenge of family life.

24/12/2017  ::  Luke 1:26-38

The Word of God this Sunday, the fourth Sunday of Advent, calls us to make a home in our hearts for Jesus.

17/12/2017  ::  John 1:6-8, 19-28

The Word of God this Sunday, the third Sunday of Advent, calls us to rejoice for the Lord is drawing close to us.  This Sunday is therefore traditi

10/12/2017  ::  Mark 1: 1-8

The Word of God this Sunday, the second Sunday of Advent, calls us to prepare the way for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ this Christmas.

03/12/2017  ::  Mark 13:33-37

The Word of God this Sunday, the first Sunday of the Church’s new liturgical year, and the first Sunday of Advent, invites us to be active, alert a

26/11/2017  ::  Matthew 25:31-46

The Word of God this Sunday, the Solemnity of Christ the King, and the final Sunday of the Church’s year, invites us to enthrone Jesus as the only

19/11/2017  ::  Matthew 25:14-15, 19-20

The Word of God this Sunday, the Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, calls us to vigilance and care in investing the gifts that God has given eac

12/11/2017  ::  Matthew 25:1-13

The Word of God this Sunday, the Thirty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, calls us to seek true wisdom.  In other words, it teaches to seek communion

05/11/2017  ::  Matthew 23:1-12

The Word of God this Sunday, the Thirty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time, calls us back from straying away from his presence, his will, and his way.

29/10/2017  ::  Matthew 22: 34-40

The Word of God this Sunday, the Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time, reveals to us that the heart of God is liberating mercy and compassion.

22/10/2017  ::  Matthew 22: 15-21

The Word of God this Sunday, the twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time, concisely sums up the essence of Christian living as faith, hope, and love.

10/10/2017  ::  Matthew 22: 1-14

The Word of God this Sunday, the Twenty-Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time, encourages us with a poetic vision of God’s kingdom in its fully rolled-out

01/10/2017  ::  Matthew 21: 28-32

The Word of God this Sunday, the Twenty-Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time, again reminds us of the urgent task before us all on what to do with God’s f

24/09/2017  ::  Matthew 20: 1-16

The Word of God this Sunday, the twenty-fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time, reminds us of the urgency of God’s offer of saving communion with him, and c

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