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11th Sunday of Ordinary Time

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Kingdom of God and our Own Faith Today’s Gospel reading consists of two parables about seeds. In the first, Jesus tells those gathered that this is “how it is with the kingdom of God.” A man scatters seed which over time sprouts and develops. Then when the grain is ripe, the man harvests his crop. The emphasis in the parable …

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10th Sunday of Ordinary Time

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The familial love of God In today’s Gospel Jesus performs his first exorcism. It is told within the context of conflict with his family. As Jesus went about doing good and proclaiming the nearness of the reign of God, some of his closest contemporaries thought he was out of his mind. Although they remained sympathetic to him, Jesus’ family was …

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Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

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EUCHARIST- Source and Summit of our Christian Life Today is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. At one time, this day was called Corpus Christi, the Latin words for “the Body of Christ.” In the most recent revision of our liturgical rites, the name for this day is expanded to be a more complete reflection …

Trinity-Sunday

Trinity Sunday

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Trinity – A Primary Symbol of Community of Love and Persons Today, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. This feast invites us to consider what we believe about God, who has revealed himself to us in the Trinity, one God in three Persons. The Gospel for this Solemnity is taken from the Gospel of Matthew. Jesus commissions …

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Pentecost Sunday

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Pentecost – God’s Power of Peace, Love and Reconciliation The season of Easter concludes with today’s celebration, the feast of Pentecost. On Pentecost we celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles gathered in the upper room in Jerusalem; this event marks the beginning of the Church; the birth of the Church. The story of Pentecost is found …

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Ascension of the Lord

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We are commissioned to be Jesus’ People Today is our liturgical celebration of the Ascension of the Lord, when Jesus was taken to heaven on the fortieth day after Easter. Only the Gospel of Mark notes that Jesus ascended to sit at the right hand of God. In noting this, Mark teaches that Jesus’ ascension affirms the glory Jesus received …

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6th Sunday of Easter

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Chosen to Bear Fruit in Love and Service Today’s Gospel follows immediately after the Gospel proclaimed last week, in which Jesus taught that he was the vine and that his disciples were the branches. In the example of the vine and the branches, we learned that our union with Jesus will lead to fruitful service. Today’s reading extends this teaching …

Baptism

Baptism Class and Baptism

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Our next Baptism class will be held on Thursday 31 May at 7pm. If you wish to attend please book with the Parish Office. Parents/guardians are required to attend this preparation course. Baptisms will take place at 11:00am on Saturday 9 June.

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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 16 June!