30th December. Sixth Day in the Christmas Octave
Marked out for a Mission
Presider’s Page for The Holy Family
The Holy Family is the focus on the first Sunday after Christmas, so we honour Jesus, Mary and Joseph today. We worship God who shared the life of the human family, and thank God for all the gifts we continue to receive in each other.
29th December. (Sunday after Christmas) The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
The Trials of the Holy Family of Nazareth
28th December. The Holy Innocents, Martyrs
They died for Christ, though they did not know it
27th December (Friday). Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist
John’s Message of Life
26th December. Feast of Saint Stephen, the first martyr.
“Do not charge them with this sin”
Presider’s Page for Christmas
Christians celebrate an amazing mystery — God is born in time. The eternal God has taken human flesh, has pitched his tent in the midst of humanity. With joy in our hearts, we contemplate the mystery of the Word made flesh.
The Nativity of Our Lord – Mass during the Day
Theme: We celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in our world, though he was with God the Father before all ages. His birth opens up for us a glorious new identity, as children of God. First Reading: Book of Isaiah 52:7-10 (A prophecy describing the joy of the faithful watchmen, when they see the Lord,…
24th December. Christmas Eve
Sharing a great mission
23rd December. Monday in the 4th Week of Advent
Converter of Hearts
Diversions for Advent Sunday 4A!
Some minor points to let your mind wander on in the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A.
Presider’s Page for 4 Advent (22 December)
The Season of Advent ends on Tuesday, so the celebration of the birth of Christ is now very close. We gather in preparation for that great event, worshipping God who was made flesh to bring us to glory.
22nd December. Fourth Sunday of Advent
What’s in a name?
21st December. Saturday in the 3rd Week of Advent
An interesting overlap
20th December. Friday in the 3rd Week of Advent
Some Wonderful News