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On the Feast of the Assumption of Mary

Posted on: August 21st, 2020

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Isaiah 7:10-15; psalm 132: 6-10, 13-14; Gal 4:4-7; Luke 1: 46-55 Mary is the favored one, the beloved in whom God is well pleased – and the one saint that has at least 7 Feasts attached to her name, either directly or because she was intricately involved.Mary’s birth, the Annunciation, the […]

On the Feast of St. Stephen

Posted on: August 19th, 2020

By Sr. Elizabeth Ann, SSJD. Jer 26:1-9(10-11)12-15 Ps 31 Acts 6.8 – 7.2a, 51c – 60 Matthew 23. 34-39 Even though initially I was drawn to the fact that the Church moved the feast of Stephen from December 26th to August 3rd , and I really love to sing the carol Good King Wenceslaus, instead […]

The Feast of the Visitation

Posted on: August 19th, 2020

Enjoy this homily, as Sr. Doreen reflects on the Feast of the Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth.

On Listening: Homily for August 9th

Posted on: August 18th, 2020

By Sr. Elizabeth, SSJD On my first reading of the scriptures for today, I was struck by a common theme running through them, the theme of listening for the voice of God. The reading from 1st Kings has long been a favourite of mine. What immediately leapt out for me when I read it this […]

Feeding Thousands

Posted on: August 7th, 2020

Sr. Wendy Grace offers her reflections in her latest homily.