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 Jesus Heals the man Born blind

Jesus Heals the man Born blind

4th Sunday of Lent - 26 March, 2017

21/03/2017 17:06

This Laetare (rejoice) Sunday, the Church rejoices in anticipation of the Resurrection. The readings remind us that it is God who gives us proper vision of body and soul, and instructs  us to be constantly on our guard against spiritual blindness.

 

The Samaritan Woman at the well

The Samaritan Woman at the well

3rd Sunday of Lent - 19 March, 2017

14/03/2017 11:06

The liturgy centers on Baptism and new life.  It makes use of the symbol of water to refer to our relationship with God. Water represents God’s Spirit which comes to us in Baptism. God is a Force penetrating every aspect of a person’s life. 

 

The Transfiguration

The Transfiguration

2nd Sunday of Lent – March 12, 2017

07/03/2017 09:03

The liturgy invites us to work with the Holy Spirit to transform our lives by renewing them during Lent, and to radiate the grace of the transfigured Lord around us by our Spirit-filled lives.

 

Jesus in the wilderness overcomes temptation

Jesus in the wilderness overcomes temptation

1st Sunday of Lent – March 5, 2017

28/02/2017 16:08

Since the Church begins the season of lent with a reflection on the origins of sin, the main themes in the liturgy are temptation, sin, guilt and forgiveness. We are challenged to die to sin so that we may rise again to the new life in Christ

 

consider the lilies of the field and the birds of the air...

Consider the lilies of the field and the birds of the air...

8th Sunday – February 26, 2017

21/02/2017 10:21

We are invited to avoid unnecessary worries by putting our trust in the love and providence of a merciful God, and living each day’s life as it comes, doing His will and realizing His presence within us and others

 

Love your enemies

Love your enemies

7th Sunday – February 19, 2017

14/02/2017 10:42

God’s chosen people were, and are expected to be holy people sharing in God’s holiness by embodying His love, mercy and forgiveness, which is the basis of Jewish and Christian morality.  

 

Jesus came to fulfill the law

Jesus came to fulfill the law

6th Sunday – February 12, 2017

08/02/2017 17:05

Today’s readings challenge us to choose freely and wisely to observe the laws given by a loving and caring God.  He revealed His laws through Moses and the prophets in the Old Testament and through His own Son, Jesus, in the New Testament