Who gets the places of honour in God’s house, the pushy or the humble? The Word of God in this Sunday's Mass teaches us that the humble are the ones who find favour with God.
Our God is a gracious God, who throws open the doors to the Kingdom to all of humanity. We gather to worship this compassionate king
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.
Following Jesus may not bring us happiness in this life, but we are challenged to follow him nevertheless. We come together to worship our gracious God and to ask for help in our Christian life this week.
We are challenged by today’s Gospel to stand ready for our Master’s return in glory. We gather to worship God who sustains us all the days of our life, and beyond.
God’s Word calls us to recognise the transience of life, to keep our eyes on what is lasting: we gather in that spirit today.
We can ask God for help whenever we need to, today or any day. We gather this Sunday to worship God who is always concerned for us.
As we gather for Mass today, we are challenged to be hospitable, welcoming people. We worship the God who always has a welcome for us.
The beautiful story of the Good Samaritan is told again at today’s Mass, with its challenge to us to look after others, as the Good Samaritan did. We gather to worship God who showed us what love means.
We gather for Mass to praise God’s faithfulness, and to ask for grace in the work we’re called to do.