Sunday Reflection

God’s grace and kindness at work

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | March 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

March 14: Fourth Sunday of Lent. Readings: 1. 2 Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23; Psalm: 137 or 23; 2. Ephesians 2:4-10; Gospel: John 3:14-21. In today’s readings, it is God who takes centre-stage. Nothing, therefore, in the history of the human race is to be seen apart from God. The extract from 2 … Read More about God’s grace and kindness at work

The core message of our faith presented to us

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | February 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

February 28: Second Sunday of Lent. Readings: 1. Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18; Psalm: 116B; 2. Romans 8:31-34; Gospel: Mark 9:2-10. These readings contain the core message of our faith. And as we enter into the spirit of Lent, it is good for us to take a moment to review and reflect on what is … Read More about The core message of our faith presented to us

An invitation to renew our appreciation for the faith we share

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | February 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

February 14: Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time. Readings: 1. Leviticus 13:1-2,44-46; Psalm: 32; 2. 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1; Gospel: Mark 1:40-45; Listening to these readings, God clearly wills for everyone a share in the well-being and goodness that he decreed for all humanity in the very beginning. Ever since that moment, human … Read More about An invitation to renew our appreciation for the faith we share

A change of fortune for people of every age and land

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | February 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

February 7: Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time. Readings: 1. Job 7:1-4,6-7; Psalm: 147A; 2. 1 Corinthians 9:16-19,22-23; Gospel: Mark 1:29-39; Our Scripture selections for today seem somewhat oddly matched. Starting with Job, we might wonder where the Liturgy of the Word is wanting to take us. But with some idea of … Read More about A change of fortune for people of every age and land

Strengthen us on the path towards our eternal reward

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | January 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

January 31:  4th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Readings: 1. Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm: 95; 2. 1 Corinthians 7:32-35; Gospel: Mark 1:21-28. Anyone hearing or reading these Scripture texts surely notices the pattern of repetition in each. And in so doing, we quickly realise how the inspired Word of God works to gradually … Read More about Strengthen us on the path towards our eternal reward

An aid in our spiritual preparation for Christmas

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | December 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

December 20: Fourth Sunday of Advent. Readings: 1. 2 Samuel 7:1-5,8-12,14,16; Psalm: 89; 2. Romans 16:25-27; Gospel: Luke 1:26-38. As we enter the final week of Advent, these biblical texts ably prepare us for what we are about to commemorate. The extract from 2 Samuel presents Nathan, God’s agent and mouthpiece, … Read More about An aid in our spiritual preparation for Christmas