Sermons from 2018

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Advent 2 2018 Stuck in the Queue Sermon at 0800


One of the messages in Advent is about changing direction. Sometimes we get stuck where we are in our relationship with God, and Advent is a great opportunity to reflect on that, and hopefully change direction and get to our destination, new life in Christ.

Christ the King 2018 Part 2


In his second sermon for Christ the King Bp Michael reflects on the Kingdom of God theme and how this kingdom is made real through the Kingship of Jesus, and our need to submit to his rule.

Christ the King 2018 Part 1


The Feast of Christ the King is a relatively new innovation, introduced by Pope Pius in the interwar years. It was at the time of the rise of Fascism and he wanted the church to reflect on who was the real king, not the pretenders that were rising up around the world. The same is […]

Treasure in Heaven and the Age to Come


Mk 10:17-30. In this weeks sermon Fr. Ernest Chau reflects on the need to store up treasure in heaven in preparation for the age to come. What does that mean? How do we store up treasure in heaven and what is this age to come and how does it impact us today?

1John Keep yourself from Idols


1John 5:16-21 contain some of the most enigmatic writings of the NT, including v 21, Keep yourselves from idols. These last verses of the letter sum up much of the contents and reason for the letter and make it one of the most interesting to read. Here we are reminded of the reality of sin, […]

September 9 Gods Love in Holy Communion

1John 4:15-5:15. Here John reminds us of our need to love one another and God because of the death and resurrection of Jesus. The best audio visual we have to do that and express that is through the Sacrament of Holy Communion.