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Third Sunday of Advent

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Rejoice in the Lord always: The third Sunday of Advent is traditionally called Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete is the Latin word meaning “rejoice.” This Sunday is so named because “Rejoice” is the first word in the entrance antiphon for today’s Mass taken from Philippians 4:4,5: “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice! The Lord is near.” This Sunday is …


Christmas and New Year Mass Times

Christ The King News and Announcements

Christmas Eve – Tuesday 24 December: 5:30pm Carol Service followed by 6pm Vigil Mass 11:30pm Carol Service followed by Midnight Mass Christmas Day – Wednesday 25 December: Mass at 9am only Weekdays and Sunday: Masses as usual New Year’s Eve – Tuesday 31 December: Mass at 11pm New Year’s Day – Wednesday 1 January 2020: Solemnity of Mary, Mother of …


Second Sunday of Advent

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Key Theme of Advent: Repentance Today’s Gospel introduces John the Baptist and his preaching of repentance. He was the last in a long line of prophets who foretold the coming of the Messiah. He prepared the way for the Messiah by alerting God’s people to the Messiah’s impending arrival and by challenging them to change their lives by repenting for …


First Sunday of Advent

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Watchful Waiting: Today is the first Sunday of Advent, which is also the first Sunday of a new liturgical year for the Church. The Advent season includes the four Sundays that precede Christmas. It is a time of preparation for the coming of the Lord. In this season, we recall two central elements of our faith: the final coming of …

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Solemnity of Christ the King

Christ The King Sunday Reflection

Jesus is an Eternal and Universal King His kingdom is a kingdom of truth and life, a kingdom of holiness and grace, a kingdom of justice, love and peace. It was Pope Pius XI who brought the Feast of Christ the King into the liturgy in 1925 in order to bring Christ, his rule and Christian values back into lives …


Baptism Class and Baptism

Christ The King News and Announcements

Our next Baptism class will be held on Thursday February 27th 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 7 March.