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.

18Oct Presider’s Page for Mission Sunday, 18 October (Ordinary Time 29)

As God’s family in this place, we gather to worship. We offer our love, our support and our prayers to all the Christian communities throughout the world.

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".

27Sep Presider’s Page for 27 September (Ordinary Time 26)

God’s love is displayed for us in the life and death of Jesus. We rejoice in this love, and celebrate the victory over sin and death won for us. As a community, we praise God’s holy name.
• Today is the 'World Day of Migrants and Refugees'

20Sep Presider’s Page for 20 September (Ordinary Time 25)

God’s ways are not our ways. God’s love and generosity are beyond our understanding. We acknowledge all God has done for us, and ask for the grace to grow into God’s likeness.

13Sep Presider’s Page for 13 September (Ordinary Time 24)

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.

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.

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