Parish Bulletin 28 April 2019 – Second Sunday of Easter, Year C (Divine Mercy Sunday)

Posted on by ijoffice on April 24th, 2019

Dear Parishioners,

 

Many people have commented that they were very impressed with our celebration of the Paschal Triduum.   Read more….

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Parish Bulletin – 21 April, 2019 , The Resurrection of the Lord.

Posted on by ijoffice on April 18th, 2019

Dear parishioners,

We woke up on Tuesday to the dramatic news of the fire in Notre Dame in the centre of Paris.  Notre Dame has so much history and beauty.  A parishioner said that the fire was an image of what the church was going through these days.  A little later in the morning I saw this photo of the interior.  In the midst of smoke, dust and rubble there was a gold cross hanging above the altar, both astonishing symbols of faith and hope.  This too seemed faith.  The heart of our faith abides.  This is shown in the gold cross of the death and resurrection of Jesus and the altar where we gratefully celebrate the gift of Christ in the Eucharist. Read more….

 

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Parish Bulletin, 14th April – Passion Sunday, Year C.

Posted on by ijoffice on April 11th, 2019

Dear Parishioners,

Here are some thoughts from Brendan Byrnje, SJ, on the distinctively Lukan approach to the Passion. First, the Gospel of the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Jesus comes to Jerusalem (the ‘City of Peace’) but he brings it a peace that is different from that which prevails in a purely political sense. It is a peace grounded in God (‘heaven’) and God’s action, a peace that will meet with rejection from those whose interests it threatens. Read more…

 

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Parish Bulletin 7 April 2019 – Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C

Posted on by ijoffice on April 4th, 2019

Dear Parishioners,

Spiritual Preparation for Easter

A common theme in our Scriptural readings this week is that God’s intention in regard to us is to set people free, that we may know “the glorious freedom of the children of God” (Rom 8:21).  Read more…

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