Solemnity of Christ the King – Year c

Solemnity of ‘Christ the King’:Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “A King Who Never Condemns Anybody.” Today we celebrate Christ our anointed King who overcame suffering and death and so brought us out of darkness into his ‘Kingdom of Light’. The first reading tells us how David, after defeating all his enemies, was anointed … [Read more…]

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

33rd. Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Courage, Raise Your Head!” The day is coming when all that is evil will be brought to nothing. Already Christ has given us the strength to overcome evil; we receive it in the Eucharist. The first reading and the Gospel are not … [Read more…]

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C.

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “All Have Life Because Of Him!” When we speak of the resurrection, we must be careful. Let us not take it to mean what the Pharisees and the Sadducees at the time of Jesus took it to mean, as merely an improvement … [Read more…]

Feast of All Saints – Year C

 ‘Feast of All Saints’ – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “We Are Called To Be Holy.” Today’s solemnity brings together the whole Church, to celebrate the triumph of God’s loving grace and the victory of our God, in the company of all the redeemed in the heavenly Kingdom. We have not come from … [Read more…]

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “In Front Of God We Are All Empty Handed!” The Lord is our judge. The one thing we know for certain about his judgement is that it favours the humble, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. Does our foolish pride … [Read more…]

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

29th. Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C.  Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “It Is Difficult At Times To Hold On To One’s Faith.” Christ who opened his ‘arms on the Cross’ is like Moses whose arms were raised in prayer for his people. Today Christ asks us to join him in continual prayer and … [Read more…]

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

28th. Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C.  Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The One Who ‘Heals Lepers’ Is Now Among Us.” Today we come to give thanks to God and to offer sacrifice to him for having made known to us his salvation and cleansed us from our sins. Why do we take pride … [Read more…]

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

27th. Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “A Faith That Works Miracles.” Faith gives us a new vision of the world. Without it we see only the darker side of life. We are still slaves to sin. It is faith which liberates us and makes us see the Spirit … [Read more…]

Why have an International Day?

The parish is busy organising an International Day for Sunday 27th October as a way of celebrating  the human richness of our parish, as well as an expression of the value of Community which is a cornerstone of our  Christian faith.  During Renew Africa Season 3 we are looking at our gifts and how we … [Read more…]