Dec. 18th Fourth Sunday of Advent A

Introduction: The first reading reminds us today that God the Father sent us Jesus to recreate us as his family. This is the good news Paul describes, his closeness to us. As fathers, mothers or general carers lets do the same for all and confess if we fail in this. Homily One day I was … [Read more…]

Dec. 11th Third Sunday of Advent

Introduction: This is Goudete Sunday and we light a pink candle to show our joy in the lord. “Joy and gladness will go with them and sorrow and lament be ended”, the first reading says. Paul tells us not to lose heart for the Lord is coming and Christ tells us that they’re happy who … [Read more…]

Dec. 4th Second Sunday of Advent

Introduction: As we light the second candle today lets reflect on how our advent renewal’s going. In the first reading we’ve a vision of the new earth the Christ child brings, the wolf lying down with the lamb. Like John in our Gospel we can shape this paradise by making straight the way of the … [Read more…]

Nov. 27th First Sunday of Advent A

Introduction: We start a new Church year by preparing for Christ’s nativity. Isaiah anticipates His birth in the first reading and the Gospel tells us to be ready when He comes. Lets light the candle on the wreath to begin this readying time. And before our first advent mass, lets confess any sins that block … [Read more…]

Nov. 20th Christ the King C

Introduction We call Jesus Lord because at his resurrection God gave him all power in heaven and earth; he must be king, scripture says until he puts all things under his feet. But our gospel reminds us that Christ is not a worldly king lording it over people but a king of love on the … [Read more…]