29Feb 29 Feb. Monday in the 3nd Week of Lent

1st Reading: 2 Kings 5:1-15

Naaman the Syrian takes the prophet’s advice and is cured of leprosy

Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favour with his master, because by …

28Feb Presider’s Page for 28 February (Lent 3)

Opening Comment
Today, as we gather to listen to the Lenten call to repentance, we worship our God of kindness who, like a patient gardener, always gives people a second chance.

Penitential Rite
We recall the areas of life where …

28Feb 28 Feb. Third Sunday of Lent

1st Reading: Exodus 3:1-8, 13-15

God sees the misery of his people in Egypt and will free them, through Moses

Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, …

27Feb 27 Feb. Saturday, Week 2 of Lent

St Gabriel, Passionist. Optional memorial

1st Reading: Micah 7:14-15, 18-20

Israel’s God is a God of mercy

Shepherd your people with your staff, the flock that belongs to you, which lives alone in a forest in the midst of a …

26Feb 26 Feb. Friday, Week 2 of Lent

1st Reading: Genesis 37:3-4, 12-13 17-28

Jacob’s sons envy their brother Joseph, and sell him into slavery

Now Israel loved Joseph more than any other of his children, because he was the son of his old age; and he had …

25Feb 24 Feb. Wednesday, Week 2 of Lent

1st Reading: Jeremiah 18:18-20

In his desperate need, Jeremiah pins his hope on God

“Come, let us decide what to do with Jeremiah,” people say. “There will still be priests to guide us, still wise men to advise us, still …

25Feb 25 Feb. Thursday, Week 2 of Lent

1st Reading: Jeremiah 17:5-10

Blessed are those who trust in the Lord rather than in mere mortal power

Thus says the Lord: Cursed are those who trust in mere mortals and make mere flesh their strength, whose hearts turn away …

24Feb Please, please, can politicians stop shouting and listen?

Tony Flannery gives his thoughts on the election campaign.
"please, whoever is elected, put your personal ambitions to one side, and don't think only of your local area, but rather of the good of the country as a whole, and give us a government that will, in so far as it is possible, govern with wisdom and discernment, and for the good of all the people. And most of all, stop shouting at each other, and try to listen instead!."

24Feb 24 Feb. Wednesday, Week 2 of Lent

1st Reading: Jeremiah 18:18-20

In desperate need, Jeremiah pins his hope on God

“Come, let us decide what to do with Jeremiah,” people say. “There will still be priests to guide us, still wise men to advise us, still prophets

24Feb 24 Feb. Wednesday, Week 2 of Lent

1st Reading: Jeremiah 18:18-20

In desperate need, Jeremiah pins his hope on God

“Come, let us decide what to do with Jeremiah,” people say. “There will still be priests to guide us, still wise men to advise us, still prophets




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