Sermons from November 2016

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Homily We would like to see Jesus: John 12:20


Anyone who has read the front page of today’s Parish bulletin will see that my attention was captured by this first statement in today’s gospel . We would like to see Jesus. It was central to a talk that Cardinal Pell gave recently. He reminded a group of us that the person of Jesus is […]

Your endurance will win you your lives (Luke 21 5-19)


If Jesus was wanting to recruit people for his mission, he surely had an unusual way of bringing them in.  He warns  them that they will face wars and revolutions, earthquakes, plagues and famines.  He tells them they will be seized , and persecuted and imprisoned.  They will be betrayed, even by parents and brothers […]