25Oct Presider’s Page for 25 October (Ordinary Time 30)

There’s a reminder of the two great commandments in today’s celebration: we are called to love God and our neighbour: friend, visitor and stranger alike.

11Oct Presider’s Page for 11 October (Ordinary Time 28)

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, which will sustain us when we walk in the valley of darkness.

04Oct Presider’s Page for 4 October (Ordinary Time 27)

There are reassuring sentiments for us in God’s Word, with Paul reminding us that there is no need for us to worry. If there is anything we need, we can pray for it and God’s peace will be ours.
• Today is 'Day for Life' in Ireland, with the theme: "Choose Life".

06Sep Presider’s Page for 6 September (Ordinary Time 23)

We gather as God’s family, concerned for each other, supporting one another in sadness and joy. The challenge of living as part of the Christian family is laid out for us in today’s readings.

30Aug Presider’s Page for 30 August (Ordinary Time 22)

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.

23Aug Presider’s Page for 23 August (Ordinary Time 21)

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.

16Aug Presider’s Page for 16 August (Ordinary Time 20)

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

15Aug Presider’s Page for Saturday 15 August (Assumption of the BVM)

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.

09Aug Presider’s Page for 9 August (Ordinary Time 19)

We gather to celebrate our beautiful God, who was revealed to Elijah as a gentle breeze and who calmed the storm on the lake. We are grateful that this God takes our fears away and gives rest to our souls.

02Aug Presider’s Page for 2 August (Ordinary Time 18)

Great wonders are proclaimed in today’s Liturgy. God’s love and God’s care for humanity are made manifest.

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