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  • Love, service and sacrifice

    Sunday 19 May 2019: Fifth Sunday of EasterI give you a new commandment: love one another...John's Gospel does not present a sentimental view of love. This is a type of love that is shown in service and sacrifice. It is difficult to choose to love when fac...
  • Shepherding us through life

    Sunday 12 May 2019: Fourth Sunday of Easter / Good Shepherd Sunday / World Day of Prayer for VocationsI give my sheep eternal life Prayer for Vocations O God, who chose the apostles to make disciples of all nations, and who by Baptism and Confirmation h...
  • A source of hope

    Sunday 05 May 2019: Third Sunday of Easter Jesus stepped forward, took the bread and gave it to them, and did the same with the fish Apostleship of Prayer: Pope’s intention for May For the African Church: that it may be a seed for unity and a source ...
  • Believing without seeing

    Sunday 28 April 2019: Divine Mercy SundayAfter eight days Jesus came in and stood among themOur Easter celebration has once again come and gone. Participation in the liturgy has probably been a deeply moving and inspiring experience for many. But now life...
  • When despair and isolation gave way to hope and love

    Sunday 21 April 2019: Easter Sunday The teaching of scripture is that he must rise from the dead The Richmond Catholic Parish wish you and your family a blessed, healthy and happy Easter! May God bless you all! Many paintings of Easter depict springtim...
  • Walking with Jesus on Palm Sunday

    Sunday 14 April 2019: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LordAs we imagine the scene of the first Palm Sunday, we can’t miss the disconnection between what we see with our eyes and the high meaning it proc...
  • Connecting to Jesus in the centre

    Sunday 07 April 2019: Fifth Sunday of LentThe Lord has done great things for usPope Francis’ Intention for April is for doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones who risk their lives to save the lives of others.Jesus famously said he cou...
  • Lent: A time to focus on what matters

    Sunday 31 March 2019: Fourth Sunday of LentYour brother here was dead and has come to lifeMost of the important and lasting customs are not planned but grow like Topsy. So if we want to understand all their strands and adapt them for our own times it help...
  • Bearing fruit in our lives

    Sunday 24 March 2019: Third Sunday of LentUnless you repent you will all perish as they didAs we settle into our Lenten journey, the first two reading of today’s liturgy remind us of our destination. And the gospel reading brings us the advice of Jesus ...
  • Jesus is the Chosen One

    Sunday 17 March 2019: Second Sunday of LentThe Lord is my light and my salvationEach year of the three-year cycle, the gospel of the second Sunday of Lent tells of the Transfiguration. This year we have Luke's account. Luke presents this incident as Jesus...
  • The temptations of Jesus

    Sunday 10 March 2019: First Sunday of LentFilled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus was led by the Spirit through the wilderness where he was tempted...In the gospel accounts, the temptations of Jesus are closely linked with his baptism by John: ‘Filled with H...
  • The ways of the living God

    Sunday 03 March 2019: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Each tree is known by its yield Once more, to appreciate what Luke intends to convey in today’s gospel reading, we must hear it as a continuation of the passage we have reflected upon the last two S...
  • God's mercy

    Sunday 24 February 2019: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary TimeBe merciful as your Father is merciful...Last week we heard Luke's presentation of 'The Beatitudes'. Today we continue the same passage – as Jesus spells out practical implications of a teaching th...
  • The way to happiness

    Sunday 17 February 2019: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary TimeJesus teaches the crowd the Beatitudes...As we listen to this Gospel, the Beatitudes jar our sensibilities. Those who are poor, hungry, weeping, or persecuted are called blessed. This is, indeed, a Gos...
  • Following our Lord

    Sunday 10 February 2019: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary TimeThey left everything and followed Him...In today's Gospel, Jesus teaches from Simon's boat. Jesus turns to Simon and instructs him about where to lower the fishing nets. Simon and others have been fish...
  • The gift of prophecy

    Sunday 03 February 2019: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time No prophet is accepted in his own native place The theme of today’s liturgy is the role of the prophet. Prophets have always had an important place in the life of the Church. This comes as a surp...
  • Fulfilled Scripture

    Sunday 27 January 2019: Third Sunday in Ordinary TimeThe Spirit of the Lord is upon me...The teaching of Jesus in the synagogue of Nazareth, concerning his fulfilment of Old Testament prophecies, and Luke’s emphasis upon the traditions of the community,...
  • The first sign

    Sunday 20 January 2019: Second Sunday in Ordinary TimeThe first of the signs given by Jesus was at Cana in Galilee ...In the Church's liturgical history, the wedding feast of Cana is closely associated with the baptism of the Lord and the adoration of th...
  • A baptism of repentance

    Sunday 13 January 2019: The Baptism of the LordWhen Jesus had been baptised and had been praying, the heavens were opened and the Holy Spirit came upon him...After his baptism by John in the Jordan, Jesus emerged from obscurity and began his public minist...
  • The search for Jesus

    Sunday 06 January 2019: The Epiphany of the LordWe have come from the East to worship the king...We know little about the Magi. They come from the East and journey to Bethlehem, following an astrological sign, so we believe them to be astrologers. We assu...