Sunday Reflection

A presence that empowers us to share the Good News

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | May 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

May 2: Fifth Sunday of Easter.  Readings: 1. Acts 9:26-31; Psalm 22; 2. 1 John 3:18-24; Gospel: John 15:1-8. As the Easter Season progresses, the Scripture readings impress upon us the empowering presence of the Risen Lord with us, while we live out our own personal vocations. Paul’s call to become … Read More about A presence that empowers us to share the Good News

The extraordinary power of Christ risen

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | April 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

April 25: Fourth Sunday of Easter. Readings: 1. Acts 4:8-12; Psalm: ; 2. 1 John 3:1-2; Gospel: John 10:11-18. As we celebrate yet another Sunday in the Easter season, we have words of sacred Scripture that pose for us a set of basic data that inspired early Church authors to expand our belief … Read More about The extraordinary power of Christ risen

A day to remember the Lord’s Passion

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

March 28: Passion Sunday. Readings: 1. Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm: 22; 2. Philippians 2:6-11; Gospel: Mark 14:1 – 15:47. This is one of the truly memorable Sundays in the annual liturgical calendar. And today, it is especially Mark’s Passion Narrative that captures our imagination. The Isaiah reading provides a short and … Read More about A day to remember the Lord’s Passion

What lies at the heart of Christian faith?

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | March 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

March 21: Fifth Sunday of Lent. Readings: 1. Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm: 51 or 17; 2. Hebrews 5:7-9; Gospel: John 12:20-33. Our focus for this Sunday is keenly centred upon the story of salvation history. In particular, though, it is the work of God the Father and the Son of God, … Read More about What lies at the heart of Christian faith?

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