21Aug Misguided Missal

There is a website from the U.S. that is very encouraging for anyone who is concerned about the introduction of the New Missal. The points they make in their mission statement bear a great similarity to the position we in … Read the rest

21Aug 21 Aug, Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time


We celebrate Christ's choice of Peter, in spite of his shortcomings, to be the rock on which his church is founded. At the same time, we recall how Simon Peter could also be called a "stumbling-block" because he could occasionally be headstrong, weak, or plain wrong on some vital issues, like the need for the Christ to suffer before reaching his glory. We pray for our present pope, that he may be guided by the Holy Spirit, with wisdom and strength to lead us in facing the real challenges of the modern world.

21Aug 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time – Liturgy preparation

At their services this weekend, worshippers come into the presence of the God whose mystery they 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....' —the purpose of the gathering.