Homilies from May 2014

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World Communications Day

The 48th World Day of Social Communications will be celebrated on Sunday 1 June 2014, the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord and the Sunday before Pentecost on the theme ‘Communication at the Service of an Authentic Culture of Encounter’. In his message for World Communications Day Pope Francis asks: “How, then, can communication […]

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

The World Day of Prayer for Vocations is celebrated on Sunday 11 May this year, the Fourth Sunday of Easter. The World Day of Prayer for Vocations is also known as Vocations Sunday or Good Shepherd Sunday and will be celebrated this year on the theme ‘Vocations: Witness to the Truth’. In his message for […]

Prayer for Vocations

God our Father, thank you for your son, Jesus our Good Shepherd, who leads us to fullness of life.  By our baptism, we are called by name to continue the mission of Jesus.  Give us the grace to listen with an open heart to the voice of Jesus and to respond generously with a joyful […]

May the month of the Blessed Virgin Mary

May is traditionally a ‘Marian’ month, a month dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Traditionally, families have set up a ‘May altar’ and made a special effort to recite the Rosary in this month.  When Mary’s earthly life was completed, she was taken up body and soul into the glory of heaven.  There she now […]