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Feb 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Reading I: Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18: Psalm: Ps 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19 Reading II: Romans 8:31b-34 Gospel: Mark 9:2-10 Overall Theme: The readings for this Sunday present how God’s glory is revealed through the paradox of sacrificial love.Summary of the Readings:First reading: The first reading presents the calvary of the Old Testament, as Isaac typologically points to Christ who carries the wood to the mountaintop and freely offers himself to the Father. The Father’s oath to Abraham of a great name, nation, and universal blessing......


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Feb 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading this week is from Genesis 9:8-15: God establishes a covenant with Noah, giving a rainbow as its sign.The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 25: A prayer praising God for his covenant.The Second Reading today is 1 Peter 3:18-22: In our baptism, we are saved through Christ’s death and Resurrection.This Sunday’s Gospel Reading is Mark 1:12-15: Jesus is tempted in the desert by Satan. On the first Sunday of Lent, the Gospel reading is about Jesus’ temptation in the desert. In each of the......


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Feb 2024

World Day for the Sick, & Day of Prayer for the Unemployed Click here for our latest newsletter Father John’s Sabbatical Dear friends, I have very happily served as Parish Priest at St Antony’s for almost 11 years now (time flies!) and recently I confirmed with the brothers that I will be taking a Sabbatical from June 2024. After St Antony’s Day (June 13th) I will be away from the parish for a year and back the following summer. Last year with my superiors we were discerning what my future should be......


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Feb 2024
The Book of Revelation with Brother Olivier

One of the most mysterious books in the Bible, the book of Revelation is not an easy book to read yet it is such a key and central part in understanding our faith. Brother Olivier invites you to read a chapter together every Saturday evening at 7:30pm starting February 10th....


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Feb 2024
Men's Exodus Lenten Journey 2024

I invite all the men of the parish to join us on our Lenten effort this year. We will gather on Tuesday February 13th at the Red House for a last hurrah, before the great Lenten journey together begins and then every Saturday morning during Lent we will gather to share and pray together. More details will follow.The main disciplines include;Daily time of Prayer and Spiritual readingFasting and abstinence on Wednesdays and FridaysCutting back on internet and mobile phone and TV useNo AlcoholNo sweets/ dessertsPhysical exercise and healthier life style (Don’t worry,......


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Feb 2024
The FIAT 40 Challenge - Lenten effort for Catholic Women 2024

Calling all the women of the parish, if you would like to make your Lenten journey more meaningful. Accepting the challenge of Fiat 40 means a commitment to these three challengesthroughout the season of Lent;PRAYER – Drawing Closer to ChristASCETICISM – Self DisciplineSISTERHOOD – Companions on the JourneyThe pre-Lenten gathering will be on Tuesday February 13th at 7pm here at the parish.On that evening Sister Emelda will explain what this journey is all about. If you areinterested in being part of this please let Sister Emelda or Fr John know. I hope......


04
Feb 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading this week is from Job 7:1-4,6-7: Job laments his sufferings and his life.The Responsorial Psalm is taken from Psalm 147: A song of praise for the Lord’s goodness to the lowly.The Second Reading is 1 Corinthians 9:16-23: Paul explains the conditions under which he preaches the gospel and the reasons why he will not accept financial help from the Corinthians.The Gospel Reading this Sunday is Mark 1:29-39: Jesus cures Simon’s mother-in-law and many others as well. Today we continue to read from Mark’s......


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Jan 2024

Racial Justice Sunday Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading today is taken from Deuteronomy 18:15-20: Moses tells the people that God will raise up for them a new prophet.The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 95: A song of praise to the Lord.The Second Reading is 1 Corinthians 7:32-35: Paul expresses his concern that those who are married are more likely to face the distractions of earthly life than those who are celibate.Our Gospel Reading this Sunday is Mark 1:21-28: Jesus heals a man with an unclean spirit and his......


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Jan 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading is from the Prophet Jonah 3:1-5,10: God spared the people of Nineveh because they heeded the message God sent through Jonah.The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 25: The Lord teaches us his ways.The Second Reading is taken from 1 Corinthians 7:29-31: Paul warns the Corinthians that they must act differently because the world in its present form is passing away.Today’s Gospel Reading is Mark 1:14-20: Jesus calls the fishermen, Simon and Andrew, James and John, to be his disciples. Sunday of the Word......


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Jan 2024

Know Your Faith online Formation from Friday January 26thOur weekly faith online Formation night will be starting up very soon. Every Fridaynight from Friday January 26th we will be gathering to deepen, share and studyimportant aspects of our faith. The online gathering begins at 7:30pm.The subject this semester on Know Your Faith will be on How to Pray. A studydesigned to help us cultivate a rich and lasting prayer life.Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/72104785609...