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26th   Sunday of Ordinary Time

30th September

“Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe [in me] to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were put around his neck and he were thrown into the sea..Mark 9

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Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Numbers 11:25-29
Psalm – Psalm 19:8-14
Reading 2 – James 5:1-6
Gospel – Mark 9:38-48

Gospel & Homily Fr Douglas

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25th   Sunday of Ordinary Time

  22nd Sept

Jesus with a group of Children
Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but the One who sent me. Mark 8

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Wisdom 2:12, 17-20
Psalm – Psalm 54:3-8
Reading 2 – James 3:16 – 4:3
Gospel – Mark 9:30-37

Homily Deacon Smith

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24th Sunday of Ordinary Time

16th Sept

Picture of Christ with who do you say that I am? text

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Isaiah 50:5-9
Psalm – Psalm 116:1-9
Reading 2 – James 2:14-18
Gospel – Mark 8:27-35

Homily from Bishop Barron in Fr Douglas absence

 

 23rd  Sunday of Ordinary Time

9th  Sept

Jesus healing the deaf man

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Isaiah 35:4-7
Psalm – Psalm 146:6-10
Reading 2 – James 2:1-5
Gospel – Mark 7:31-37

Archbishop’s letter for the Clergy Pension Fund

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22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

2nd Sept

Jesus teaches pharasees
‘This people honours me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Mark 7

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8
Psalm – Psalm 15:2-5
Reading 2 – James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27
Gospel – Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Gospel & Homily Fr Douglas

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21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

26th August

wedding couple

Reading 2 – Ephesians 5:21-32

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Joshua 24:1-2, 15-18
Psalm – Psalm 34:2-3, 16-21
Reading 2 – Ephesians 5:21-32
Gospel – John 6:60-69

Fr Douglas on  Reading 2 – Ephesians 5:21-32

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20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

19th August

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Proverbs 9:1-6
Psalm – Psalm 34:2-7
Reading 2 – Ephesians 5:15-20
Gospel – John 6:51-58

Gospel & Homily:  Fr Douglas

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19th Sunday of Ordinary Time

12th August

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – 1 Kings 19:4-8
Psalm – Psalm 34:2-9
Reading 2 – Ephesians 4:30-52
Gospel – John 6:41-51

Homily by Bishop Barron in holiday season

 

18th Sunday of Ordinary Time

5th August

Mass Readings

 

Reading 1 – Exodus 16: 2-4; 12-15
Psalm – Psalm 78: 3-4, 23-25, 54
Reading 2 – Ephesians 4:17; 20-24
Gospel – John 6:24-35

Homily by Bishop Barron for holiday season

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

29th July

loaves and fish

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Mass Readings

Reading 1 – 2 Kings 4:42-44
Psalm – Psalm 145:10-18
Reading 2 – Ephesians 4:1-6
Gospel – John 6:1-15

Gospel & Homily  Fr John Cross Madubueze Okoh

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16th Sunday of the Year

22nd July

shepherd
His heart was moved with pity for them, for they were like sheep without a shepherd Mark 6

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Jeremiah 23:1-6
Psalm – Psalm 23:1-6
Reading 2 – Ephesians 2:13-18
Gospel – Mark 6:30-34

 

Gospel & Homily  Fr John Cross Madubueze Okoh

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Mark 7-13 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time
He summoned the Twelve and began to 6end them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits. Mark 5

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Amos 7:12-15
Psalm – Psalm 85:9-14
Reading 2 – Ephesians 1:3-14
Gospel – Mark 6:7-13

Gospel & Homily  Fr John Cross Madubueze Okoh

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Mark 6 1-6 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

“A prophet is not without honour except in his native place and among his own kin and in his own house.”

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Ezekiel 2:2-5
Psalm – Psalm 123:1-4
Reading 2 – 2 Corinthians 12:7-10
Gospel – Mark 6:1-6

Gospel & Homily Fr Douglas

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13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

31st June

Jesus raises little girl from death
“Little girl, I say to you, arise!” Mark 5; 41

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Wisdom 1:13-15, 2:23-24
Psalm – Psalm 30:2-13
Reading 2 – 2 Corinthians 8:7-15
Gospel – Mark 5:21-43

Gospel & Homily Fr Douglas

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Birth of John the Baptist

24th June

John the Baptist
HE MUST INCREASE AND I MUST DECREASE

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Isaiah 49:1-6
Psalm – Psalm 139:1B-15
Reading 2 – Acts 13:22-26
Gospel – Luke 1:57-66, 80

Gospel & Homily Fr Douglas

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11th Sunday of Ordinary Time

17th June

Mustard seed and mustard tree
“To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it?
It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth.
But once it is sown, it springs up and becomes the largest of plants and puts forth large branches, so that the birds of the sky can dwell in its shade.” Mark 4

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Ezekiel 17:22-24
Psalm – Psalm 92:2-16
Reading 2 – 2 Corinthians 5:6-10
Gospel – Mark 4:26-34

Gospel & Homily Deacon Smith

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10th Sunday of Ordinary Time

10th June

Jesus on hill with followers
…whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother. Mark 3

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Genesis 3:9-15
Psalm – Psalm 130:1-8
Reading 2 – 2 Corinthians 4:13 – 5:1
Gospel – Mark 3:20-35

 

Homily: Archbishop Cushley visits St Columba’s

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