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4th Sunday of Easter

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One Flock and One Shepherd The fourth Sunday of Easter is also known as Good Shepherd Sunday. This chapter of John’s Gospel follows Jesus’ healing of the man born blind and the rejection of this miracle by the Jewish leaders who question Jesus’ authority to heal. Jesus responds to this challenge by calling himself the Good Shepherd. He is criticizing …

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2nd Sunday after Easter

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Jesus came and stood among them Today is Divine Mercy Sunday, the Second Sunday of the Easter season. It was named by Pope John Paul II at the canonization of St. Maria Faustina on April 30, 2000, and then officially decreed by the Vatican. The feast focuses the light of the Risen Christ into a radiant beam of merciful love …

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Easter Sunday

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The true meaning of resurrection of Jesus and our mission in today’s world “Christ, risen and glorified, is the wellspring of our hope, and he will not deprive us of the help we need to carry out the mission which he has entrusted to us. Christ’s resurrection is not an event of the past; it contains a vital power which …

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Palm Sunday

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Jesus is the Son of God This Sunday, called Palm or Passion Sunday, is the first day of Holy Week. Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday are called the Triduum—three days that are the highlight of the Church year. In Mark’s Gospel, Jesus’ disciples are rarely models of faith and do little to invoke confidence …

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5th Sunday of Lent

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Salvation through Jesus’ Dying and Rising We are just one week away from the Holy Week and away from our celebration of God’s love shown in the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus. Next Sunday we celebrate the Palm Sunday, the day of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Following this event, Jesus predicted his suffering, death, and Resurrection and prepared …

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4th Sunday of Lent

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God so Loved the World… The fourth Sunday of Lent is sometimes called Laetare Sunday. Laetare is a Latin word that means “rejoice.” Even as we observe our Lenten sacrifices, we rejoice in anticipation of the joy that will be ours at Easter. Nicodemus is at the centre of today’s gospel. We can learn by reflecting on Nicodemus and how …

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Parish Garage Sale

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Remember there is a Garage Sale in the Parish Hall EVERY 3rd Saturday of the month from 7am to 11am. Our next sale is Saturday 17 March!