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He gave out as much as was wanted…

(17th Sunday in Ordinary time) First Reading for this Sunday Mass sets the stage for...
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Before the world was made, God chose us…

(15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 12th July 2015) In Sacred Scriptures, we know that on...
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Do Not be afraid, only have faith….

The first reading for this Sunday (28th June) , clearly tells us that disease and...
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Master Do You Not Care?

(12th Sunday in Ordinary Time) “Master do you not care?” – that is the question...
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The Kingdom of God is like a Mustard Seed….

(11th Sunday in Ordinary Time) This Sunday’s Gospel Mark 4:26-34 gives us the Parable of...
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First Holy Communion 2015 – Feast of Corpus Christi

24 children made their First Holy Communion on the Feast of Corpus Christi (Photos courtesy...
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Parish and School Working bee

Last weekend the Parish and School community joined in for a working bee!! (Check out...
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Corpus Christi – Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ

This is My Body….. This Sunday we celebrate the Feast of the Corpus Christi, the...
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Maryfest 2015

For the second time in the history of the Diocese, Maryfest has been held in...
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The Sign of Peace

There is much confusion on the Sign of Peace during Mass. For example, 1) Fr...
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