May 17th, Sixth Sunday of Easter

Introduction Our readings this week tell us that faith must be lived out in everyday life. Its no use saying the creed if we go out and live the opposite. We pray for a living active faith and confess any ways we may have failed to live out our Christian calling.. Homily What’s the most … [Read more…]

May 10th, Fifth Sunday of Easter

Introduction: Trust in God is a key theme in the Bible. Christ asks the same of us today: “do not be afraid trust in God, trust in me”. No matter our trials in life let’s never lose that trust. and lets confess if we fail in this. Homily “I feel awful, I wish someone would … [Read more…]

May 3rd, Fourth Sunday of Easter

Introduction On this Vocation Sunday we gather under the care of Christ the Good shepherd. As his faithful flock we pray for more active lay people, religious and priests to win a great harvest of souls for God. Lets confess any ways we fail in this key work of salvation. Homily When in the Holy … [Read more…]

April 26th Third Sunday of Easter

Introduction. They knew him in the breaking of bread. That’s also, my dear people, how we come to know the Lord, here receiving the bread of life, listening to his Word, and praying as one. So as we prepare to break the break of Christ and his Word, lets confess any ways we may have … [Read more…]

April 19 Second Sunday of Easter

Introduction: We’re still in the happy time of Easter and scripture recounts the glories and suffering of the early church. They walked in the light of the risen Lord. 2000 years later so do we. Nothing can separate us from the love of God made manifest in Christ Jesus our Lord. Lets confess any ways … [Read more…]

April 11/12 Easter Saturday and Sunday

Introduction: Last night (tonight) we lit the holy fire symbolizing the risen Christ as light of the world. That light shines for us always. For as the inscription on the Candle says, we celebrate “Christ yesterday, today and forever; the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end of all”. In the light of … [Read more…]

April 10th, Good Friday

Introduction: “Take up your cross and follow me”. As we gather around the cross of Christ this “good” Friday lets kiss and adore it with deep love of our Lord who suffered so much for us. Homily I don’t want to keep you, for the ceremony is long, but as we gather today may contemplating … [Read more…]

April 9th Holy Thursday

Introduction: A family meal binds parents and children together. Christ’s supper mass binds us to Him and each other. Gathered for that supper we welcome first holy communicants who will share the lord’s body in May and eucharistic ministers to be commissioned. And lets confess any failure to live the communion we celebrate. Homily The … [Read more…]

April 5th, Palm Sunday, yr A

Introduction We begin the most solemn week of the church year. We follow Christ’s entry into Jerusalem, his institution of the Eucharist, his suffering on the cross and his resurrection. To prepare for this holiest time of the Christian year, let confess our sins… Homily People are fickle. One minute they’re all about you. Then … [Read more…]

Michael (A special poem for holy week)

Michael (an imagined description of the Archangel Michael’s presence at the cross) “The devil left him, to return at the appointed time” (Lk. 4:13) I was there when my blessed lord, Hung on the tree. Oh! The torment his suffering brought to me And all the prophets of antiquity. All the souls he was about … [Read more…]