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The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Luke 1:26-33 This beautiful reading of the divine encounter between this humble child and the Angel is filled with the promises of God and sets Mary on her called life to be the keeper of a multitude of God’s promises, and us too. We don’t give enough gravitas to the...

Pentacost 14

Pentacost 14

Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23 To love takes us to the heart of the divine...and leads us in the way of righteousness and peace. Do you see and know how an act of love, no matter what the circumstances can transform not only a moment but the life of others in the best...

Pentecost 13

Pentecost 13

John 6:56-69I am the bread of life……abide in me Trust is such a complicated value because it seems so uncompromising and in many ways, makes us unworthy companions in our humanness. We want to trust, we want to be trusted, and Jesus invitation to abide in him causes...

Pentacost 12

Pentacost 12

John 6:51-58 It’s an outrageous thought that we make the mistake of taking the words of scripture literally, that we class ourselves as cannibals. Our gospel reading today helps us face the importance and subtlety of the way we receive and understand the Gospel in the...

Pentacost 11

Pentacost 11

Sunday….Pentecost 11. “I am the bread of life”... Us humans tend to recoil when someone blows their own trumpet….in Australia, you're likely to be cut down to size very quickly. The “I am” sayings of Jesus can be seen to be problematic because they are statements that...

Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters...every indigenous person matters and every one of those communities we plundered could have helped us immigrant people to fully understand the story and the lessons of the land they have inhabited for generations before us. History reminds us;...

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday...3 persons...1 God For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish, but have eternal life... The theme of darkness to light...coming out of darkness into the light...to see Jesus, is a strong...

Pentecost 5

Pentecost 5

..."Your faith has made you well"... It seems that no matter what we do or where we go, we are in need. In need of support and friendship, in need of good and concerned relationships, in need of wholeness and healing. And we look to the avenues that will support us in...

Pentecost 4

Pentecost 4

"Why are you afraid?" ... The Sea of Galilee is a vast inland sea, set in rugged craggy mountains and the gentle sloping hills of the surrounding districts where Jesus exercised his ministry. The grassy hill where the sermon on the mount took place above the shores of...

Pentecost 3

Pentecost 3

For the Love of Christ urges us on... Discerning the things we are called on to do as the church rather than the things we should... A sublte difference and line I know, but less and less so in these days and certainly the truth of Jesus ministry...who drives...

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