What does the message of the Magi have for us here in the 21st Century? Fr. Keith Explores this ancient story and discovers there are a surprising number of applications for today.
The Holy Family is a model for our earthly families and how we relate to God. The Holy family worshipped God together, and so we need to as well. It does not do well to separate the family into their constituent parts, children and parents, and deal with them separately. We need to have a […]
In Genesis is the ideal of relationships, the man and the woman and God in the midst. In the birth of Jesus we have the holy family, the man, and the woman and god in the midst. When we deviate from this ideal we run into all sorts of strife. The world needs to hear […]
The Rolling Stones might have sung “I cant get no satisfaction” but in this compelling Advent 4 Sermon Fr. Ernest Chau challenges us on the issues of Mercy, Justice and Satisfaction in the coming of God in Christ Jesus.
Fr Rob reflects on how John the Baptist might challenge us in our preparation for the coming of the Messiah today.
Sometimes we just get stuck in our relationship with Jesus. Advent reminds us that it is necessary to change direction from time to time. This is a slightly different sermon to the 0800 Sermon on the same topic.
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.
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.
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 […]
In Luke 6:12-16 we read about Jesus going to a quiet place to pray all night before he selects 12 men from the group of disciples that were following him at the time. The passage is instructive for us. Prayer must be at the heart of all we do.