MESSAGE – First Sunday of Lent – Year B – 18 February 2024
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MESSAGE – First Sunday of Lent – Year B – 18 February 2024

THEME: The common theme of all of these readings for the first week in lent is God’s covenant and grace. These passages show how God establishes a covenant with Noah and all living creatures, promising never to destroy the earth by a flood again. They also show how God guides and teaches his people, forgiving...

MESSAGE – Transfiguration – Year B – 11 February 2024
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MESSAGE – Transfiguration – Year B – 11 February 2024

Once again Epiphany closes with the Transfiguration of Jesus – the turning point, the final affirmation, before Jesus set his sights on Jerusalem and the coming confrontation and sacrifice. The challenge of this week is for us to learn to recognise God’s glory – in Christ, but also in all people and all things. It...

MESSAGE – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – Year B – 4 February 2024
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MESSAGE – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – Year B – 4 February 2024

The common theme of this week’s readings is God’s power and grace. These passages reveal that God is the creator and sustainer of the universe, who cares for his people and heals their wounds. They also show that God’s power and grace are manifested in different ways, such as through the ministry of Jesus, the preaching...

MESSAGE – Fourth Sunday after Epiphany – Year B – 28 January 2024
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MESSAGE – Fourth Sunday after Epiphany – Year B – 28 January 2024

THEME: Living in Divine Author ity – POWER & PRESENCE “A Call to Embrace, Apply, and Fulfill the Mission of Jesus” The common theme of divine authority woven through Deuteronomy 18:15-20, Psalm 111, 1 Corinthians 8:1-13, and Mark 1:21-28. As we unpack these passages, let us reflect on how we can apply the principles of...

MESSAGE – Third Sunday after Epiphany – Year B – 21 January 2024
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MESSAGE – Third Sunday after Epiphany – Year B – 21 January 2024

The call to follow Christ continues this week, with Mark’s Gospel narrating the call of Peter, Andrew, James and John. But, along with this call comes a challenge to trust in God and not in the temporary, unreliable things of this world. In truth, unless we learn to trust God, and release our desire to...

MESSAGE – Second Sunday after Epiphany – Year B – 14 January 2024
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MESSAGE – Second Sunday after Epiphany – Year B – 14 January 2024

MESSAGE 14th January – 2nd Sunday after EPIPHANY– YEAR B   THEME: the call of God and our response to it   These readings show how God calls different people in different ways, and how they respond with faith and obedience.   WAYS THAT GOD APPROACHES US SILENCE The first way is in the reading...

MESSAGE – First Sunday after Christmas – Year B – 31 December 2023
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MESSAGE – First Sunday after Christmas – Year B – 31 December 2023

THEME: Embracing God’s Everlasting Love: A Mission of Joyful Living” All the readings reflect God’s desire to make God’s self known to humanity, to bring salvation to women and men, and to bring us into relationship with God.   In Isaiah 61:10-62:3, we are reminded of God’s unwavering love for His people, a love that...

MESSAGE – Fourth Sunday of Advent – Year B – 24 December 2023
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MESSAGE – Fourth Sunday of Advent – Year B – 24 December 2023

The common theme of today’s readings is God’s faithful and everlasting love for his people, us, and his desire to dwell among them and us! This is the Good News. In 2 Samuel 7, we witness the covenant between God and David, a testament to the enduring love God has for His people. As we...

MESSAGE – Third Sunday of Advent – Year B – 17 December 2023
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MESSAGE – Third Sunday of Advent – Year B – 17 December 2023

THEME:  Moving from Worldly Worries to Spiritual Anticipation Fulfillment of God’s promises Today is the third Sunday of Advent, a season of preparation and anticipation for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Advent is also a time to reflect on the themes of hope, peace, joy and love that are central to our Christian...