Bulletins

Bulletin 9 – 16 Feb 2019

WHAT HAPPENED to Peter is what happens to us. When we recognise our own weaknesses, Christ enriches us so that we could offer ourselves to God, faults and all. Discovering our spiritual poverty opens us to what God is offering. God speaks to us in the humdrum parts of our daily lives. We are more…

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Bulletin 2 – 9 Feb 2019

OUR PROPHETIC role continues we are called to witness to Christ, not just with words, but with their lives. Our baptismal mission is to witness to His values. Every Christian is by nature an apostle to whom God has entrusted other people. We are to take a stand with Christ – against friend and foe,…

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Bulletin 26 Jan – 2 Feb 2019

JESUS DECLARES the Lord’s year of favour in today’s Gospel. There are many ways we can make these words of Christ – about bringing good news to the poor, liberty to captives and sight to the blind – our very own and have them fulfilled. We can be healers in times of trouble so that…

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Bulletin 19 – 26 Jan 2019

CHRIST CAME to change people and to make all things new. He came to change us – just as He changed water into wine. His presence among us is an invitation to change our ways and a call to a new way of life. Wherever Jesus is, life is always changed for the better. The…

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Bulletin 12 – 19 Jan 2019

The Feast of the BAPTISM OF THE LORD is a reminder of the vocation to which we are called. It recalls our own baptism – the beginning of our relationship with God. The seeds of the Christian life are sown in baptism. Like Christ, we have been chosen for a mission. That mission will only be possible if…

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Bulletin 5 – 12 Jan 2019

‘Epiphany’ comes from the Greek word epiphaneia, which means ‘manifestation’. The story of the Magi is so colourful we may fail to see its deeper meaning. The wise men represent all of us. Their journey reflects our search for purpose and meaning in life which is not possible unless we are guided by faith which enables us to see beyond appearances. God…

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Bulletin 29 Dec 2018 – 5 Jan 2019

FROM ANTIQUITY, Mary has been called Theotokos, or ‘God-Bearer’ (Mother of God). In 431 AD, the Church Council of Ephesus declared that the holy virgin Mary is the Theotokos (for she gave birth to the Word of God become flesh by birth) to reaffirm the central truth of what occurred in the Incarnation of Jesus…

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Bulletin 15 – 22 Dec 2018

WAITING WITH JOY: The rose candle reminds us that the very joyful occasion of the Lord’s birth is truly at the heart of our Advent preparation of prayer and penitence.  Real joy is the fruit of the Spirit and we welcome it as a gift. The Baptist points the way to true joy: to prepare for…

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Bulletin 8 – 15 Dec 2018

During this season, we will hear 2 messages. One message and set of values will come to us from the media and shops: we must move faster, stay busy, and spend more money on those ‘must have’ presents so that we will have the ‘perfect’ Christmas, as if such a thing exists. We will be told…

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Bulletin 1 – 8 Dec 2018

ADVENT WREATHS have 4 candles (3 purple, 1 rose) representing the 4 weeks of Advent.  The purple candles symbolize the prayer, penance, preparatory sacrifices and good works done at this time. The rose candle is lit on the Third Sunday, when the priest also wears rose vestments at Mass.  The Third Sunday is the Sunday…

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