Monthly Archive: November 2016

Nov 29 2016

Season of Advent 2016

It was Pope Gregory 1 [590-604] who settled the Season of Advent of four Sundays with a very clear emphasis on the Christian hope of the Coming of Christ. Benard of Clairvaux [d. 1153] summarises the theology of the Seasons of Advent as the three comings of Christ, past, present and future. ’In the first, …

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Nov 25 2016

Pew Leaflet Sunday 27 November 2016

REFLECTION FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT In too many ways the life of Christians and their churches simply reflects the values and beliefs of the societies around us. To look at us you wouldn’t know that we wait for a different world, and hold out the hope of peace and justice. If we really …

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Nov 18 2016

Pew leaflet Sunday 20 November 2017

Today as a Church, we conclude our liturgical year and celebrate the Feast of Christ the King. The Gospel we proclaim shows the great mystery of our faith: In the moment of his crucifixion, Jesus is shown to be King and Savior of all. Luke’s Gospel has been loaded with surprises: the poor are rich, …

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Nov 11 2016

Pew Leaflet Sunday 13th November 2016

The call of the Lord is always to live in the present. Suppose we knew for certain the date that the world was going to end. What would we do differently, except to continue what we are already doing. If the only way we can motivate our people to live a life of goodness is …

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