Advent Reflections- 2016

Advent Reflections- 2016

  SUNDAY 27 NOVEMBER Scripture                                     Romans 13: 11 – 14        Reflection It is quite possible that over a period of time in our spiritual lives we fall asleep and faith takes on a familiar ritual and routine. On this First Sunday of Advent and at the beginning of the Advent Season […]

SUNDAY 33 – November 13

In order to understand this Sunday’s OLD TESTAMENT READING [MALACHI 4: 1 – 2a] we must focus on the closing sentence. There we read the Lord’s invitation to conversion and repentance – “But for you who fear my name the sun of righteousness shall rise, with healing in its wings.” Despite the opening verse which […]

ALL SAINTS – November 06

The Apostles’ Creed contains an important addition not explicitly mentioned in the Nicene version which, with one exception, we confess every Sunday of the year. Therein we profess our faith “in the communion of saints.” However, the Nicene Confession, as well as that of the Apostles’, expresses our belief in the catholic Church (not Catholic […]