Sunday Reflection

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

We are invited into the mystery of the Lord’s coming

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | December 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

December 6: Second Sunday of Advent. Readings: 1. Isaiah 40:1-5,9-11; Psalm: YY; 2. 2 Peter 3:8-14; Gospel: Mark 1:1-8. Communicated through today’s readings is a basic, yet profound, sense of what is meant by the term “gospel” / “good news”. And that is really appropriate in these days leading up to our … Read More about We are invited into the mystery of the Lord’s coming

At the start of Advent, a mighty but straightforward message

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | November 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

November 29: First Sunday of Advent. Readings: 1. Isaiah 63:16-17, 64:1,3-8; Psalm: XX; 2. 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Gospel: Mark 13:33-37. As we begin Advent this Sunday, we are led to contemplate the big picture of our lives. This liturgical season therefore aims to prime us for yet another Christmas. And, in so … Read More about At the start of Advent, a mighty but straightforward message