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Easter Sunday

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

HAPPY EASTER! Christ is risen, Alleluia! Alleluia, Christ is risen indeed! Easter is what makes us Christians. The life of Jesus is not put before us merely as a good example of someone who was true to his beliefs. Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life and it is Easter that demonstrates this. In Jesus God has taken …

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Holy Week Mass Times

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Holy Thursday 18 April Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7.30pm Followed by Adoration until 10.30 pm Good Friday 19 April Stations of the Cross 10.00 am Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion 3.00 pm Holy Saturday 20 April Easter Vigil 8.00 pm Easter Sunday 21 April Mass 9.00 am

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5th Sunday of Lent

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

“I Do Not Condemn You” In the Gospel today we hear the report of an encounter among Jesus, the scribes and Pharisees, and a woman caught in adultery. The scribes and the Pharisees approach Jesus, bringing a woman who has been caught in the act of adultery. They put to Jesus the question of what ought to be done in …

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4th Sunday of Lent

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Conversion through Fellowship with Jesus The Fourth Sunday of Lent is traditionally called “Laetare Sunday”. Laetare is a Latin word that means “rejoice.” Today’s Gospel describes the reason for our joy: God’s great love for us has been revealed in Jesus. Through his Passion, Death, and Resurrection, Christ has reconciled us with God and one another. In today’s Gospel Jesus …

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3rd Sunday of Lent

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Mature and Bear Fruit The Gospel today reminds us of Lent’s call to conversion and repentance. Luke tells us that some among the crowds report to Jesus a massacre of Galileans by Pilate. The scene presented here is one in which Jesus challenges the traditional view that if something bad happens to you then it must be some form of …

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2nd Sunday of Lent

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

An Invitation to Transformation On the second Sunday of Lent Luke gives the story of the Transfiguration, a story that can be found also in Mark and Matthew. It is important to be aware of where it comes in the Gospel account. The Transfiguration occurs after Peter’s confession that Jesus is the Messiah and Jesus’ prediction about his Passion. After …

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First Sunday of Lent

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Jesus’ rejection of the devil’s temptations The gospel for the first Sunday of Lent is always the story of the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness. It is intended to make us think not only about Jesus and his struggle but to help us realise that the history of God’s people from Adam and Eve to the present day involves …