Parish Pastoral Council Elections

We are about to embark on the process of bringing together a new PPC that will serve our parish for the next three years – so let us understand what this is all about. According to the PPC Statutes of the Archdiocese, each parish shall have a Parish Pastoral Council to facilitate proper consultation and … [Read more…]

5th. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

5th. Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The God of Surprises.” When the people of Israel began to look back at their history, they wondered at what God had already done for them. Yet they also kept thinking that the Lord had done whatever he could and was in no position … [Read more…]

4th. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

4th Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Saved By The Faithfulness And Saved By The Love Of The Father.” The first reading prepares the message contained in the Gospel. The people of Israel did not reach the land of freedom by themselves, they were not saved by their own strength; they … [Read more…]

3rd. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

3rd. Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Lent: Time To Convert.” In Lent, more than any other period of the year, God is inviting us with insistence, to change our ways that can only lead to death and ruin. The first reading tells us about Moses, impulsive, but sincere, who changed … [Read more…]

2nd. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

2nd Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “It Is Difficult To Give Up One’s Life In Love.” The first reading directs the theme of the message of the liturgy of today by presenting us with Abraham, who placed his total trust in God and, because of this faith, was promised a … [Read more…]

1st. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

1st Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Temptations of Jesus and our Temptations .”  The first reading tells us of the profession of faith by Israel. The account of the interventions of God in favour of his people is the proof that he loves everyone and leads them on the … [Read more…]

5th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year C

5th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Called By Christ To Save Humanity.” The first reading describes the introduction of the vocation of Isaiah chosen as a prophet.  When Isaiah first heard the call of the Lord, he became deeply aware of his frailty. How could his impure lips speak … [Read more…]

4th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year C

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Liberators Will Be Persecuted.” Today the liturgy of the Word give us two examples of people faithful to their mission: Jeremiah and Jesus, two prophets who found themselves in similar situations and who had come to announce unwelcome ‘Truths’ to their listeners. … [Read more…]

3rd. Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year C

                3rd. Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C.                   Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “For a Genuine Celebration of the Word.” The first reading and the Gospel are two excellent examples of how a genuine ‘Celebration of the Word’ should … [Read more…]

2nd. Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year C

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “A Wedding Surprise!”   The prophet Isaiah promises that Jerusalem, destroyed and abandoned, will once again be the beloved spouse of God. The second reading touches on a very topical point for our communities: it speaks of “Charisms”. God grants these to each … [Read more…]