June 11th The Most Holy Trinity

Introduction The Trinity is the great mystery of faith, what the old Celtic church called “the three in one and one in three”. Our readings deal with each person of the Trinity in turn. The first describes the majesty of God the Father. The second the power of the spirit in us, and the third … [Read more…]

June 18th Corpus Christi

Introduction Today’s first reading reminds us that the Eucharist feeds us in the wilderness of the world as the Israelites were in the desert. Paul in the second reading says it unites us with and makes us the body of Christ. And Christ tells us that through it we’re already part of eternal life. Lets … [Read more…]

June 4th Pentecost Sunday C

Introduction Today we celebrate the Spirit’s coming to begin the church. We pray that we will all go out like the apostles from reception of that Spirit at baptism and confirmation to bring the world to Christ. We ask forgiveness for any indifference to that call. Homily Today is the Spirit’s age. Once a ghostly … [Read more…]

May 21st Sixth Sunday of Easter A

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 14th Fifth Sunday of Easter A

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 7th Fourth Sunday of Easter A

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 30th Third Sunday of Easter A

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 23rd 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…]