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Advent

Advent is a time of waiting in joyful hope for Christ and in this light, a time of getting ready for Christmas, as well as a time to get ready for the Last Judgement. The common denominator of all of these is Jesus Christ the Lord, God from God, Light from Light, true God from […]

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Christ the King of the Universe 

At this very moment of the history of salvation, Christ rules the world from the throne, which is called Calvary or the Most Holy Eucharist. In our life we learn that Calvary is present to us when the Mass is celebrated. Christ Crucified comes into our hearts and there He transforms and rules the world. He […]

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In front of God’s Majesty on the Judgement day.

Never forget about love. Never forget that there will be the Last Judgement. Death, followed by Judgement, can happen at any minute. Let us envisage this unique and concluding moment of our life, remembering that we are created to share in the love of Christ, in His Cross and Resurrection. Our nature is to have […]

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“Therefore, whilst we have time, let us work good to all men, but especially to those who are the household of the faith.” (Ga 6:10)

At Remembrance Sunday, we are entering the second lockdown, which brings even more sadness as we cannot be together on this special day with our veterans whom we respect greatly. Thinking of those who dedicated their lives for others, please accept an initiative to embrace each other, every parishioner in prayer (the Angelus) said together […]

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The Love of God

To love God means to accept His love. God wants to be your only Lord, your only love (cf. Ex 20:5; Deut 5:9). He calls us to conversion which always has two elements, turning “to” and turning “away from”. We are to turn away from everything that pushes us away from the only Lord, whom […]

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Caesar or Christ?

Which one of these two is the gardener of our lives? Which one does bring joy, hope and prospect? Which one does restrain Hades? Which one does sustain everything? Both of them? One of them? None of them? Which one of these two has the power to permeate our lives to enter into our privacy […]

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The Wedding of the Lamb

We are invited by God Himself. Here there is no time for entertainments.  We are not the centre of attention. We are neither invited to feel satisfied,  nor to take part in a social gathering at which folk dances take place.  We are not asked to change the meaning of events. It is not our […]

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October month of Rosary

I would like to encourage all of us, all parishioners, to pray the rosary every day in the month of October. If you cannot commit to pray five decades per day then please pray at least one decade a day. I am honestly asking, please pray the rosary, and you will see how your life […]

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