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15
Jun 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading this week is taken from Ezekiel 17:22–24: I, the Lord, bring low the high tree and lift high the lowly tree.Our Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 92: They that are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God.This week’s Second Reading is from 2 Corinthians 5:6–10: The lives of all are to be revealed before the tribunal of Christ.Our Gospel Reading this Sunday is Mark 4:26–34: The reign of God is like a mustard seed.Today’s Gospel......


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Jun 2024
Newsletter — Tenth Sunday of the Year—9th June 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading this Sunday is taken from Genesis 3:9–15: Adam and Eve eat the fruit of the forbidden tree.The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 130: Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord.This week’s Second Reading is 2 Corinthians 4:13—5:1: We believe and so we speak.This Sunday’s Gospel Reading is from Mark 3:20–35: Whoever does the will of God is brother and sister and mother to me.Overall Theme: The readings for the Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time underscore the conflict between good and......


03
Jun 2024

Corpus Christi Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading this week is taken from Exodus 24:3-8: The covenant is established between God and the people.The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 116:12-13,15-16,17-18: God brings salvation.The Second Reading is from Hebrews 9:11-15: Christ is the mediator of the new covenant.This Sunday’s Gospel Reading is Mark 14:12-16,22-26: Jesus shares his Last Supper with his disciples.Today, the second Sunday after Pentecost, we celebrate a second solemnity, which marks our return to Ordinary Time in the liturgical calendar. Today is the Solemnity of the Most......


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May 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Reading I: Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40 Psalm: Psalm 33:4-5, 6, 9, 18-19, 20, 22 Reading II: Romans 8:14-17 Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20 Overall Theme: In the readings, we hear the united plan of the Trinity to bring all mankind into His covenantal family through Baptism. Summary of the Readings: First reading: Moses emphasizes the unity of God as he asks the people if there has ever been another god who has done the wonders and signs that our God has. The gods of Egypt are not divine gods,......


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May 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Reading I: Acts 2:1-11 Psalm: Ps 104:1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34 Reading II: Gal 5:16-25 Gospel: John 20:19-23 Overall Theme: Pentecost is a high point in the Church’s liturgy because it is the culmination of Christ’s mission through the gift of the Holy Spirit who breathes life into the Church. Summary of the Readings: First reading: The feast of Pentecost is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai fifty days after the Passover. Similar imagery of fire and wind are......


11
May 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter 7th Sunday of Easter – May 12th 2025Our First reading this week is taken from the Acts of the Apostles 1:15-17,20-26: We must choose one of these to be a witness to his resurrection with us. The Psalm is from Psalm 102: The Lord has set his sway in heaven. Our Second Reading is 1 John 4:11-16: Anyone who lives in love lives in God and God lives in him. Our Gospel this Sunday is John 17:11-19: That they may be one like us. Novena to......


04
May 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Reading I: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 Psalm: Ps 98:1, 2-3, 3-4 Reading II: 1 John 4:7-10 Gospel: John 15:9-17 Overall Theme: The theme of the readings defines “love” by explaining Trinitarian love and how the whole Church is meant to enter that Divine Love. Summary of the Readings: First reading: The Gentile Pentecost account in Acts depicts Peter, guided by divine inspiration, baptizing an uncircumcised family of a Roman centurion. This event holds profound significance as these individuals retain their Gentile identity while receiving the Holy......


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Apr 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Reading I: Acts 9:26-31 Psalm: Ps 22:26-27, 28, 30, 31-32, Reading II: 1 John 3:18-24 Gospel: John 15:1-8 Overall Theme: We are not called to question whether we will be saved, but to make every effort to have confidence in our relationship with the Lord as we become true disciples. Summary of the Readings:First reading: The disciples are skeptical about allowing Paul to join them, but Barnabas in humble boldness befriends and advocates for him. When they see that Paul is a true disciple and is......


20
Apr 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter World Day of Prayer for Vocations Good Shepherd Sunday – April 21, 2024 Our First Reading today is taken from Acts of the Apostles 4:8-12: Peter announces an act of healing in the name of Jesus Christ.The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 118: A prayer of thanksgiving to God for his kindness.The week’s Second Reading is 1 John 3:1-2: God revealed his love for us by calling us children of God.Our Gospel Reading this Sunday is John 10:11-18: Jesus says that he is the good shepherd......


13
Apr 2024

Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading is taken from Acts of the Apostles 3:13-15,17-19: Peter preaches that Jesus has been raised from the dead and calls upon the people to repent.The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 4: A prayer seeking God’s favour.Today’s Second Reading is 1 John 2:1-5a: Those who know God keep his commandments.This Sunday’s Gospel Reading is Luke 24:35-48: Jesus appears again to his disciples and shares a meal with them.Today’s reading, taken from the Gospel of Luke, follows immediately after the report of Jesus’ appearance to......