gratitude

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Expressing Gratitude to God for the Gifts Today, in the Gospel, we hear about how Jesus heals ten lepers. This story is found only in Luke and it is a lesson about faith and reminds us that faith is sometimes found in unlikely places. Ten people afflicted with leprosy cry out to Jesus. Struck with pity, Jesus heals all ten. …

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27th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Mustard Seed of Faith In today’s Gospel we hear Jesus teach about faith and service to God. There are two related teachings that Jesus offers to his disciples when they cry out for an increase in faith. The first is the familiar reminder that faith, even just a little, will enable the followers of Jesus to do wondrous things. But …

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26th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Story of Lazarus and Dives—Greed and Selfishness In today’s Gospel Jesus tells the story of a wealthy man who is utterly unaware of the misery of the poor man who lies at his gate. When they die they find that the situation is reversed. Now it is the rich man who is in need of a mere drop of water …

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25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Prudence and Trustworthiness Most people find the parable of the dishonest steward one of the most difficult to interpret, seeming to condone the dishonesty of the steward. The main problem here is our tendency to read the gospels and the parables particularly, in a rational, moralizing way. We then find ourselves passing judgement on the parables. With this approach to …

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Monsignor Ray Green

Christ The King News and Announcements

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Monsignor Ray Green, our former Parish Priest for 28 years, who has passed away. Monsignor Raymond Thomas Green Ordained Priest for the Diocese of Auckland at the Cathedral of St Patrick & St Joseph, by Archbishop James Michael Liston on 22 July 1956 Served as Assistant Priest at Epsom, Whakatane, Kawerau, …

Baptism

Baptism Class and Baptism

Christ The King News and Announcements

Our next Baptism class will be held on Thursday November 14th at 7pm. If you wish to attend this class please book with the Parish Office. Parents/guardians are required to attend this preparation course. Baptisms will take place at 10:00am on Saturday 23rd November.