Weekly Readings at Mass: Sunday 24th May 2020

First readingActs 1:1-11Jesus was lifted up while they looked onIn my earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning until the day he gave his instructions to the apostles he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, and was taken up to heaven. He had shown himself alive to […]

Readings at Mass – Sunday 17th May

First readingActs 8:5-8,14-17They laid hands on them, and they received the Holy SpiritPhilip went to a Samaritan town and proclaimed the Christ to them. The people united in welcoming the message Philip preached, either because they had heard of the miracles he worked or because they saw them for themselves. There were, for example, unclean[…..]

Mother’s Day Ideas during COVID-19

This Mother’s Day will be a little different. While some Public Health restrictions have been lifted recently, it’s important to ensure we continue to protect the vulnerable in our society from COVID-19. Below are some ideas we have put together that allow for celebration with distance if needed.As at 9am Friday 8th May the current[…..]

Readings at Mass – Sunday 10th May

Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 97: 1-2 O sing a new song to the Lord,for he has worked wonders;in the sight of the nationshe has shown his deliverance, alleluia. Collect Almighty ever-living God,constantly accomplish the Paschal Mystery within us,that those you were pleased to make new in Holy Baptismmay, under your protective care, bear much fruitand come[…..]

Mother’s Day Prayers

A Prayer in Gratitude for Our Mothers Good and Gentle God,we pray in gratitude for our mothers and for all the women of theory who have joined with you in the wonder of bringing forth new life. You who became human through a woman, grant to all mothers the courage they need to face the[…..]

Readings at Mass – Sunday 3rd May

Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 32: 5-6 The merciful love of the Lord fills the earth;by the word of the Lord the heavens were made, alleluia. Collect Almighty ever-living God,lead us to a share in the joys of heaven,so that the humble flock may reachwhere the brave Shepherd has gone before.Who lives and reigns with you in[…..]

A Message from Archbishop Anthony Fisher

Fourth Pastoral Letter to the Clergy, Religious and Lay Faithful of theArchdiocese of Sydney during this time of COVID-19 Pandemic24 April 2020Χριστὸς ἀνέστη, Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! Christus resurrexit, Resurrexit vere! Christ is Risen, Truly He is Risen!First of all, may I wish you all a very happy Easter. It will undoubtedly be one of the most[…..]

Weekly Scripture Readings

Sunday 26 April 2020 – 3rd Sunday of Easter Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 65: 1-2Cry out with joy to God, all the earth;O sing to the glory of his name.O render him glorious praise, alleluia. CollectMay your people exult for ever, O God,in renewed youthfulness of spirit,so that, rejoicing now in the restored glory of our[…..]