Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas II – Holy Family

Christmas II – Holy Family 2014 – Cycle B Genesis 15: 1-6, 21:1-3; Psalm 105; Hebrews 11:8, 11-12, 17-19; Luke 2:22-40 Do you appreciate and recognize that your home and the relationships that inhabit them are a holy place? At … Continue reading

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Christmas I – Nativity

Christmas I – Nativity 2014 – Mass at Night Isaiah 9 1-6; Psalm 96; Timothy 2: 11-14; Luke 2:1-14 “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth— Then God said: Let the earth bring forth vegetation: every kind … Continue reading

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Advent IV

Advent IV 2014 – Cycle B 2 Samuel 7:1-15, 8b-12, 14a, 16; Psalm 89; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38 The tabernacle is the repository in which we reserve the Eucharistic Bread for the sick and the dying. Church Law dictates that … Continue reading

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Advent III

Advent III 2014 – Cycle B Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11; Luke 1; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24, John 1:6-8, 19-28 What are the characteristics you would deem appropriate in a witness? That they make a favourable impression? Cut a positive appearance? Are trustworthy … Continue reading

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Advent II

Advent II 2014 – Cycle B Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11; Psalm 85; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Mark 1:1-8 What good is hearing about comfort when you are comfortable? What good is hearing about pardon and freedom if you are not guilty and … Continue reading

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Advent I

Advent I 2014 – Cycle B Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7; Psalm 80; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:33-37 Autumn’s winds have stripped away the lush green and rich coloured garments of the trees.  They stand embarrassingly naked before us.  Visible is every blemish, … Continue reading

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Immaculate Conception

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Genesis 3:9-15,20; Psalm 98; Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12; Luke 1:26-38 Conceptions are about new beginnings.  Every conception of a child is an opportunity for this world to be filled with grace … Continue reading

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