Homily for Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary T…

Published on July 31, 2021.

Do we only have short term memories? Do we forget so easily? Do we throw away the baby with the bath water? Do we not have core values which we would never trade away no matter how life treats us? In the first Reading, (Ex […]

Pastoral letter 27.07.2021

Published on July 27, 2021.

Dear Parishioners, May the Peace and Love of Christ be with you all. With the gradual lifting of the lockdown announced by the premier Daniel Andrews today, I wish to bring to your attention that from tomorrow Wednesday 28th July, you can participate in the […]

Homily for Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary …

Published on July 23, 2021.

Hunger in the World As we are aware, the Sunday Readings have a three-year cycle. The synoptic Gospels – Matthew, Mark and Luke are read in each cycle, respectively. During the second cycle, (Year B), the Gospel of Mark is read in Ordinary Time. However, […]

Homily for Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year…

Published on July 16, 2021.

Theme – Jesus Christ the True Shepherd One of the titles of the king of Israel was Shepherd. This was taken from agricultural background. Some of the great patriarchs and leaders of the Jews were actual shepherds like Abraham, (Gen 21:28), Moses, (Ex 3:1), and […]

Homily for Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year…

Published on July 9, 2021.

The first Reading was taken from the book of Prophet Amos, (Am 7:12-15). Amos who hailed from Southern Israel was an ordinary citizen – a sheep-breeder before he was chosen by God to go and prophesy to the people of Northern Israel. During the time […]

Homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year …

Published on July 2, 2021.

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER SUNDAY This year the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council have adopted the NAIDOC, (National Aboriginal and Torres Islander Day Observance Committee), theme for Aboriginal and Torres Islander Sunday – Heal Country. In Laudato Si, Pope Francis has […]

Homily for Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Yea…

Published on June 25, 2021.

On this thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time we celebrate the Lord who generously gave us life. God created us to live and, it is his desire and intention that we prosper in health of body and mind. So, “death” is totally opposed to God the […]

Pastoral Letter 18.06.2021

Published on June 18, 2021.

Dear Parishioners, May the peace of Christ reign in your hearts. With the further easing of restrictions in Victoria, our two churches can accommodate up to seventy-five worshippers, respectively. As indicated in my pastoral letter dated 10.06.21, no booking is required to participate in either […]

Homily for Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B…

Published on June 18, 2021.

The Storms of Life The first Reading, (Job 38:1, 8-11), was taken from God’s responses to Job’s lamentations. We recall that Job was a wealthy man who had a caring family. He lived happily with his wife and ten children, (seven sons and three daughters), […]

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