‘Joy, Hope & Peace’

Last week, the general theme of our Liturgy of the Word, was to ‘stay awake’, and to be prepared for the coming of Our Lord at all times, because we do not know the day or the hour when he will come. This week, preparation for Christmas, will be taking…

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We wake up, we begin

At the start of the Church’s year, we enter the wondrous season of Advent with an exhortation to ‘stay awake’.  We begin a time of preparation and anticipation as we look forward to welcoming the Christ Child into the world at Christmas. Christ calls each of us today to be…

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End of Days

Whenever we seem really dejected, one of our loved ones might console us with the words: “It’s not the end of the world.” This weekend’s readings, however, predict a literal end of the world at some unspecified point in the future. And it seems like a grim prospect. The prophet…

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