Archive for October 2016

Feasts of All Saints & All Souls

Posted 30th October 2016 in Ceremonies

On Tuesday 1st November we will celebrate All Saints Day which is the universal Christian feast when we honour all Christian saints - known and unknown.

Pastors Desk: Thirty First Sunday in Ordinary Time / C

Posted 29th October 2016 in Pastor's Desk

Pastor’s Desk 30th October 2016 - Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time / C
The story of Zacchaeus is familiar to many who made their First Communion in the 1990’s. For over a decade it was used in preparation by Children for their First Penance. It was accompanied with a very popular Hymn about Zacchaeus ‘the greedy [...]

Pastors Desk: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time / C

Posted 22nd October 2016 in Pastor's Desk

Pastor’s Desk 23rd October 2016 - Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time / C
Jesus uses todays Gospel story to challenge those who may think they were better than others and who despise anyone else who may fall short of their high moral standards.
We hear of the two men who were at prayer in the temple. One [...]

Pastors Desk: Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time / C

Posted 15th October 2016 in Pastor's Desk

Pastor’s Desk 16th October 2016 - Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time / C
Today we read about the Judge whom we are told ‘had no fear of God or Man’. He was in such a position of authority that people were at the mercy of his decisions with no recourse to any appeals it seems. [...]

Pastors Desk: Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time / C

Posted 8th October 2016 in Pastor's Desk

Pastor’s Desk 9th October 2016 - Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time / C
Today we have the classic parable that most of us have been familiar with since our Primary school days. We hear how the ten lepers come to Jesus and ask him to cure them. He takes pity on their plight and [...]