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1st Sunday of Lent Yr A

1st Sunday of Lent Yr A

 Anyone who would like to have free access to Bishop Barron's Word on Fire videos for the period of Lent must please email Ann on [email protected] with your Name, email address and cell number Pope at Audience: ‘disconnect from TV, smart phones and connect to the...

2020- 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A

2020- 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A

  In Lent we are called to fast—but do we fast well? Taken from FR RALPH DE HAHN reflects on the pitfalls and the graces of fasting. Southern Cross Feb 19 to Feb 25 2020  The prophet Isaiah is deeply grieved when he condemns the outward display of fasting among...

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Yr A

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Yr A

  Why Pope Francis Says ‘NO’ to Married Priests? Read the Exhortation. http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/apost_exhortations/documents/papa-francesco_esortazione-ap_20200202_querida-amazonia.html Extracts from: POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION QUERIDA...

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2020

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2020

Salt and Light What are the differences between the leader and the follower? When does a follower lead? The path to leadership is a hard one. True leaders are committed to a goal or a cause. They are also willing to sacrifice time, talent, and treasure for their...

2020 Presentation of the Lord Year A

2020 Presentation of the Lord Year A

  It is not too late to join in the experience of Alpha.  Come to the Church Hall from 7pm to 9pm on Tuesday 4 February for Week 1 - Who is Jesus?  Do come along - alone or with friends.   The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord The Lord Jesus Christ, forty...

2020 3rd Sunday Ordinary Time

2020 3rd Sunday Ordinary Time

  SACBC Launches a New Pastoral Plan to respond to the needs of our time The Catholic Church in Southern Africa will launch its new pastoral plan at Regina Mundi Catholic Church in Soweto on the 26th January 2020. The theme of this pastoral plan is “Evangelising...

2020 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A

2020 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A

  Keep Moving! by Matthew Charlesworth SJ All around the country this week, matric students have been receiving their results. This is a time of joy and jubilation for many; but it may also be a time of anxiety, worry and disappointment for many more. There will...

2020 Baptism of the Lord

2020 Baptism of the Lord

  Baptism of the Lord The narration of Jesus submitting to John's baptism is a story that fleshes out what the hymn from Philippians teaches through its lyrics, that Christ, "though he was in the form of God did not regard equality with God something to be...

2020 Feast of Epiphany Year A

2020 Feast of Epiphany Year A

  Feast of Epiphany This ceremony of the blessing of the home and inscription of the initials of the three Magi above each door can be performed either by a priest or the father of the family.  Prayer: On entering the home, Leader (Priest, if present, or father...

Feast of the Holy Family Year A

Feast of the Holy Family Year A

  Pope at 'Urbi et Orbi' prays for the suffering children of the world  The theme of Pope Francis’ annual Christmas Day “Urbi et Orbi” Message is “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light”. Urbi et Orbi, means literally “to the city and to the...

2019 4th Sunday Advent Year A

2019 4th Sunday Advent Year A

  In the last days leading to Christmas, Pope Francis dedicated his catechesis during the Wednesday General Audience to how we prepare for the coming of the Lord.  Dear Brothers and Sisters: In these last days of Advent, we do well to ask ourselves: How am I...

2019 3rd Sunday Advent

2019 3rd Sunday Advent

  Praying the O Antiphons: An Ancient Advent Tradition   During the final days of Advent, the anticipation increases as the birth of the Savior draws nearer and nearer.  In the eight days before Christmas this anticipation is marked by something special that...