‘SETTING THE WORLD ON FIRE!’

‘SETTING THE WORLD ON FIRE!’

Today’s Gospel is a bit sobering. Jesus tells the disciples: “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!” Then he asks them: “Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division.” He...
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PREPARATION PROGRAMME

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PREPARATION PROGRAMME

The Reading parishes have agreed that only children of Year 3 and above of practising parents would be admitted into the First Holy Communion programme. By practising we mean those who are already committed to participating in the Sunday Mass. Children will receive...
CARING FOR OUR COMMON HOME

CARING FOR OUR COMMON HOME

The recent UN warning over food security and climate change challenges us as Catholic Christians to be pro-active with regards to how we care for our environment. Pope Francis lays out his vision in On care for our Common Home (“Laudato Si”). The pope speaks to the...
WE DO NOT KNOW THE DAY OR THE HOUR

WE DO NOT KNOW THE DAY OR THE HOUR

The opening verses of this Gospel reading invite us to ask ourselves what we see as our purpose in life. What are our prioritise? Is our heart set on material progress and advance or do we have other prioritise ? What has helped you to appreciate that there is more to...
THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY – 15TH AUGUST

THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY – 15TH AUGUST

Masses will be at 12.15pm and again at 7.30pm. On Thursday we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, defined by Pope Pius XII in 1950. In the east it was referred to as the Dormition of Mary. For most of us one of our favourite hymns is “Hail Queen of Heaven”....
CALLING YOU TO VOLUNTEER

CALLING YOU TO VOLUNTEER

We are looking for volunteers to help with Welcoming, Liturgy of the Word for Children, Baptism Preparation, First Holy Communion Preparation, and the next ALPHA course. Most of us think we have “little to offer”, however all of us have been blessed by God with gifts...
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