31Dec Presider’s Page for 31 December (Holy Family)

On this first Sunday after Christmas Day, we honour the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. We entrust our families to their patronage, and pray for all who have been part of our families, those still alive and those whom we hope have joined the great family of God in heaven.

31Dec 31 Dec. 2017. (Sunday.) The Holy Family

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1st Reading: Genesis 15:1-6; 21:1-3

Abraham and Sarah are given a child as a reward for their faith

After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a …

30Dec 30 December 2017. Sat. 6th Day of the Christmas Octave

1st Reading: 1 John 2:12-17

Do not love the world or the things in the world.

I am writing to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven on account of his name. I am writing to you, fathers, because …

29Dec 29 December 2017. The 5th Day of the Christmas Octave

Saint Thomas a Becket (opt.mem.)

1st Reading: 1 John 2:3-11

The link between love and walking in the light of God

Beloved: The way we may be sure that we know Jesus is to keep his commandments. Whoever says, “I …

28Dec 28 December 2017. The Holy Innocents, Martyrs. Feast

1st Reading. 1 John 1:5-2:2

We must not walk in darkness, but in the light of the Gospel

Beloved: This is the message that we have heard from Jesus Christ and proclaim to you: God is light, and in him …

27Dec 27 December 2017. Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist. Feast

27 December 2017. Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist. Feast

26Dec 26 December 2017. St Stephen, First Martyr

26 December 2017. St Stephen, First Martyr

25Dec Presider’s Page for 25 December (Day Mass)

We celebrate today an amazing mystery — God is born in time. The eternal God shares our nature, he has pitched his tent in the midst of humanity. With joy in our hearts, we contemplate the mystery of the Word made flesh.

25Dec 25 December 2017. (A). Midnight Mass of the Nativity of Our Lord

25 December 2017. (A). Midnight Mass of the Nativity of Our Lord

25Dec 25 December 2017. (B). Mass during the Day

25 December 2017. (B). Mass during the Day




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