27Aug Presider’s Page for 27 August (Ordinary Time 21)

This hour of worship brings us into the presence of the God whose mystery we can never comprehend. All we have comes from the Lord, and we can only bow down in awe, and bring forward the praise that is due to the Almighty.

20Aug Presider’s Page for 20 August (Ordinary Time 20)

Everyone is welcome in God’s house, everyone who loves God’s name. We gather for Mass to experience the warmth of this embrace.

15Aug Presider’s Page for 15 August (Assumption of the BVM)

We worship God who brought Mary to the glory of heaven this day. We celebrate her Assumption, the tangible reminder that the resurrection of Jesus brings victory over death for all who believe.

13Aug Presider’s Page for 13 August (Ordinary Time 19)

We gather to celebrate our beautiful God, who was revealed to Elijah as a gentle breeze and who calmed the storm on the lake. We are grateful that this God takes our fears away and gives rest to our souls.

06Aug Presider’s Page for 6 August (Transfiguration)

The Transfiguration of the Lord is celebrated on 6 August each year, so we mark that feast today. It is also the date on which the first atomic bomb was exploded, on Hiroshima in 1945. We pray to be delivered from nuclear war.

31Jul Presider’s Pages for August 2017 published

To facilitate those taking summer holidays, the presider’s pages for all of August have now been published on the ‘Presider’s Page’ of the LITURGY section, and under the title PRAYERS OF THE FATHFUL. The ACP wishes presiders and liturgy teams …

30Jul Presider’s Page for 30 July (Ordinary Time 17)

God has given us many gifts, including the promise that we will share in Christ’s glory. We give thanks for these treasures, as we continue on our journey to the fullness of the kingdom of heaven.

23Jul Presider’s Page for 23 July (Ordinary Time 16)

We have been called together by the Spirit of God to celebrate the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. The Spirit teaches us to pray, and moves us to glorify the Lord’s name.

16Jul Presider’s Page for 16 July (Ordinary Time 15)

We gather as pilgrims on a journey, asking God to keep us steadfast until we reach our eternal home. In the Spirit, let us worship God who cares for us according to our needs.

09Jul Presider’s Page for 9 July (Ordinary Time 14)

There is much good news in today’s Gospel. We’re told we can bring all our troubles to Jesus and find rest. God will make our burden light. We praise God for the care promised us.

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