Sunday Reflection

The bread of life is our spiritual nourishment in life

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | August 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

August 8: Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time. Readings: 1. 1 Kings 19:4-8; Psalm: 34; 2. Ephesians 4:30 – 5:2; Gospel: John 6:41-51. It is good to note what sits at the heart of these readings. For then we see what the bread of life theme truly means for us on … Read More about The bread of life is our spiritual nourishment in life

The great benefits that are ours as the people of God

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | July 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

July 11: Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time. Readings: 1. Amos 7:12-15; Psalm 85; 2. Ephesians 1:3-14; Gospel: Mark 6:7-13 With each of these biblical authors, we hear that it is God’s will that all people be drawn to him and the life he offers. Each, in turn, impresses upon us … Read More about The great benefits that are ours as the people of God

Focus that directs us to be keenly observant of the divine

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | June 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

June 20: Twelfth Sunday of the Year. Readings: 1. Job 38:1, 8-11; Psalm: 106; 2. 2 Corinthians 5:14-17; Gospel: Mark 4:35-41 This week, the biblical authors wish us to reflect on a certain image. It is one taken from the natural world. Job’s brief passage means that our thoughts are … Read More about Focus that directs us to be keenly observant of the divine

A unique gesture offered for all our sakes

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

June 6: Body and Blood of Christ. Readings: 1. Exodus 24:3-8; Psalm: 116B; 2. Hebrews 9:11-15; Gospel: Mark 14:12-16,22-26.   This festal day is yet another occasion for us to celebrate a key aspect of the Catholic faith that is scripturally-based. This is the day to recall our ecclesial bond as … Read More about A unique gesture offered for all our sakes

Insight into God at work in our midst

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | May 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

May 30: Trinity Sunday.  Readings: 1. Deuteronomy 4:32-34,39-40; Psalm: 33; 2. Romans 8:14-17; Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20. As we celebrate this feast day, it is the mystery of our God that each biblical author explores. Through their inspired texts, we receive insight into God at work in our midst. With Deuteronomy … Read More about Insight into God at work in our midst

A powerful reminder of the love shown to us

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | May 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

May 9: Sixth Sunday of Easter. Readings: 1. Acts 10:25-26,34-35,44-48; Psalm 98; 2. 1 John 4:7-10; Gospel: John 15:9-17. Once again, we have an extraordinary set of readings that bear witness to our Easter faith. For each, in its own way, communicates an early awareness of being a people lovingly saved by … Read More about A powerful reminder of the love shown to us