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Great Summer Reads

June 28, 2016

There is something very appealing – as well as intensely satisfying – about a great summer read. For me, it conjures up images of lazy mornings lounging on the deck, coffee in hand, as the sun pours down and delicately kisses my cheeks. Or late nights sitting up in bed, feverishly turning those last pages… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 12 “The Concluding Rite” – Fr. Jerome

The name for that which we have all experienced, ‘The Mass’, comes from the Latin word ‘Missa’, meaning; “The Sending!” Having been divinized by God the Father through his Son, and in the Holy Spirit, we are now ready to be sent out into the world in the same way that the Son was originally sent from Heaven… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 11 “The Worthy Reception of the Eucharist” – Fr. Nathan

Having received our Blessed Lord in Holy Communion, it is important for us to take some silent moments to speak with Christ who now reigns in our bodies! Those silent moments that we spend with Him can be among the most intimate encounters we can have with Christ in this life. “Mass Series Part 11… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 10 “The Communion Rite” – Fr. Cristino

In the last 50 years, great effort has gone into restoring the image of the Eucharist as a banquet being a fitting image. While it certainly is not the most important image, it definitely is one; especially because of the Mass prefiguring the eternal banquet – the Supper of the Lamb – to which we… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 9 “Consecration and Transubstantiation” – Fr. Nathan

“When I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all things to myself.” (John 12:32) Is this not what occurs at Mass, all creation should bow before him as he is raised up in the hands of a priest for all to behold! We come to Mass to adore the Lord and offer sacrifice, united… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 8 “The Eucharistic Prayer” – Fr. Cristino

The Eucharistic Prayer is the centre and summit of our entire celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. It is to this very moment that the Holy Mass is ordered towards and from which all graces and blessings flow. “Mass Series Part 8 The Eucharistic Prayer“  PDF Version   Mass Series Part 8 – "Eucharistic… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 7 “Preparation of the Gifts” – Fr. Jerome

We need to see contained within the bread and wine being brought up the entirety of our world – that is nature and humanity – in our brokenness and poverty. And we’re bringing it all up here for one purpose! That purpose being: TRANSFORMATION… “Mass Series Part 7 Preparation of the Gifts”  PDF Version Mass Series Part 7… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 6 “The Creed & Prayers of the Faithful” – Fr. Nathan

The Creed is none other than the marvelous history of God’s love for us. If ever we are asked what do you believe as a Catholic, the Creed is your sure answer! “Mass Series Part 6 – The Creed & Prayers of the Faithful”  PDF Version Mass Series Part 6 “The Creed & Prayers of… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 5 “The Gospel & Homily” – Fr. Cristino

The Gospel is the “Good News” – and once it has been proclaimed, we are then assisted in our digestion of all the words we have consumed through the preaching of the homily.  “The homily is ‘part of the liturgical action,’ and is meant to foster a deeper understanding of the word of God, so… Read More ›

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Mass Series Part 4 “The Readings” – Fr. Jerome

The readings proclaimed during the Mass are not just stories meant to keep us entertained. Rather they are the recalling of events that have occurred throughout history. Events that transmit Salvation! “Mass Series Part 4 – The Readings”  PDF Version Mass Series Part 4 “The Readings” – Fr. Jerome from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.

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