Homilies from November 2015

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Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated on 21st November.  This celebration commemorates the presentation of the child Mary in the Temple in Jerusalem when she was three.  The feast was first kept in the eight century.  It symbolises the consecration of her life to the Lord.  It is the […]

November – the Month of the Holy Souls

There is an appointed time for everything, a time to be born and a time to die (Eccl 3). November, the month traditionally known as the month of the Holy Souls, offers us a prayerful time to remember our deceased loved ones who have gone to share the glory of the risen Christ.  As Christians […]