Homilies

2nd Sunday after Christmas

On this second Sunday after Christmas, we step back from the story of Christmas itself to reflect upon the choices God made to create, to redeem and to brin everything…

Feast of the Holy Family 2020

It is simply and inescapably true that the family atmosphere, the family influence in the deepest and the most formative element in a person’s life. Psychologists tell us that by…

First Sunday of Advent

The first Sunday of Advent starts a new liturgical year. Just as the earth needs its cycles of seasons to rejuvenate itself, so we use the seasons of the Church’s year to bring new life to the image of God in which we were created and the likeness to Christ into which we were baptised.

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

This weekend the Scriptural readings begin to sort of prime us, lead us into the coming Advent experience of waiting.  And the readings do this by drawing on part at least of the strong scriptural theme of the end times, the second coming of the Lord, the end of the world.