Liturgy Preparation Archive

22Oct Presider’s Page for Mission Sunday, 22 October (Ordinary Time 29)

Presider’s Page for Mission Sunday, 22 October (Ordinary Time 29)

October 22nd, 2017

As God’s family in this place, we gather to worship. God is our king, we heed his Word and share the Bread of Life.

15Oct Presider’s Page for 15 October (Ordinary Time 28)

Presider’s Page for 15 October (Ordinary Time 28)

October 15th, 2017

We gather as fellow-pilgrims at this Sunday’s Eucharist, all journeying to the great banquet of heaven. In our Communion today, we get a taste of what is to come.

08Oct Presider’s Page for 8 October (Ordinary Time 27)

Presider’s Page for 8 October (Ordinary Time 27)

October 8th, 2017

Songs at Mass (Suggestions)
‘Praise to the Holiest’; ‘Eat This Bread’; ‘Holy God We Praise Thy Name’; ‘Make me a Channel of your Peace’.

Opening Comment
There are reassuring sentiments for us in God’s Word, with Paul reminding …

01Oct Presider’s Page for 1 October (Ordinary Time 26)

Presider’s Page for 1 October (Ordinary Time 26)

October 1st, 2017

Songs at Mass (Suggestions)
‘Here I Am, Lord’; ‘Be Not Afraid’; ‘Make me a Channel of Your Peace’; “How Great Thou Art”.

Opening Comment
God’s love is displayed for us in the life and death of Jesus. We …

24Sep Presider’s Page for 24 September (Ordinary Time 25)

Presider’s Page for 24 September (Ordinary Time 25)

September 24th, 2017

Songs at Mass (Suggestions)
‘Be Thou my Vision’; ‘Ag Críost an Síol’; ‘Now Thank We All Our God’; ‘Seek ye first….’

Opening Comment
God’s ways are not our ways. God’s love and generosity are beyond our understanding. We …

17Sep Presider’s Page for 17 September (Ordinary Time 24)

Presider’s Page for 17 September (Ordinary Time 24)

September 17th, 2017

Forgiveness is one of the great qualities of Christianity. We are challenged to forgive each other as readily as God forgives us. We celebrate God’s mercy, and ask for the grace to pass it on to those who hurt us.

10Sep Presider’s Page for 10 September (Ordinary Time 23)

Presider’s Page for 10 September (Ordinary Time 23)

September 10th, 2017

Suggested Songs for Mass: ‘Love is His Word’; ‘Ag Críost an Síol’; ‘This is My Will’; ‘How Great Thou Art’.

Opening Comment
We gather as God’s family, concerned for each other, supporting one another in sadness and joy. The challenge …

03Sep Presider’s Page for 3 September (Ordinary Time 22)

Presider’s Page for 3 September (Ordinary Time 22)

September 3rd, 2017

We gather to praise God and to ask for help and grace. We know the difficulties that can come when we try to live the right way. Often the road of life is like the way of the cross.

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

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

August 27th, 2017

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)

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

August 20th, 2017

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




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