Parish Bulletin 20 November 2022 – Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Year C

Posted on by ijoffice on November 17th, 2022

Dear brothers and sisters,

Today we end the yearly liturgical cycle with the feast of Christ the King. This was inaugurated in 1925 by Pope Pius XI as a reminder that though world powers may fail, the reign of Christ has been established with its lasting peace and justice.  Read more…

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Parish Bulletin 13 November 2022 – Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted on by ijoffice on November 10th, 2022

Dear brothers and sisters,

There are a couple of technical words that describe our readings this week. The first is ‘Eschatological’. Read more…

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Parish Bulletin 6 November 2022 – Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted on by ijoffice on November 3rd, 2022

Dear brothers and sisters,

Today’s First Reading (2 Macc 7:1-2, 9-14) and the Gospel (Lk 20:27-38) both affirm life after death. Our first reading is made up of two excerpts from Chapter 7 of Second Maccabees but the whole chapter is worth reading. Read more…

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Parish Bulletin 30 October 2022 – Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted on by ijoffice on October 28th, 2022

Dear brothers and sisters,

Today’s First Reading (Wis11:22 – 12:2) is a hymn of praise to God. The Lord is a lover of life who is not judgemental or vindictive but causes all things to be, and to flourish. This lovely sentence reminds us of God’s patience and kindness “Yet you are merciful to all, because you can do all things and overlook people’s sins so they can repent”. Read more…

 

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