Homily for September 10 2017, year A “See how they love one another”
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Carrot River Fall Supper!
Fall Supper 2017
On the importance of funerals
There seems to be a growing trend amongst families that, when a loved one dies, they don’t have a funeral. Why is this? Is a funeral an old outdated tradition that isn’t necessary anymore? Is it too expensive? Maybe it’s too ostentatious for a humble person who never wanted to be the centre of attention.Continue reading “On the importance of funerals”
Confirmation & First Communion
It’s that time of year again! School is beginning and you are trying to remember all that you have to register your children for. Is your child in grade 2 or older and hasn’t received First Communion or Confirmation yet? Now is your chance! Classes will begin after harvest. The celebration with the BishopContinue reading “Confirmation & First Communion”
Homily: 22nd Sunday Ord: a labour of love
Homily September 3, 2017 22nd Sunday of Ordinary time: A labour of love. Disclaimer: the Liam I refer to is a 18 month old baby, the only child in this particular parish haha.
The source of the life of the Christian is prayer. Prayer connects us to our God, allows us to listen to his voice, and opens our hearts to the needs of our neighbour. Although we all may pray slightly different and our different christian traditions worship a bit different, the necessity of prayer is atContinue reading “Mass intentions”
Homily: Keys of the Kingdom
Homily 21st Sunday Ordinary Time year A August 26/27 2017 The question that Jesus asks Peter in the Gospel today is a good question for us to answer as well. Who do you say that Jesus is? Do you call Him a friend, or a brother, or Lord? Do you call Him the ChildContinue reading “Homily: Keys of the Kingdom”
Carrot River prayer group
Canadian Martyrs Parish has started a prayer group to pray for the needs of our parishioners and the world. We meet the 4th Thursday of each month, at 7:30, after Mass and adoration. Come and pray with us! If you cannot make it but you would like an intention prayed for, let us know! OrContinue reading “Carrot River prayer group”
Homily: Mean Jesus
My homily for the 20th Sunday Ordinary time, year A, August 20th, 2017
Homily – God’s voice is like…?
Homily for 19th Sunday Ordinary time, August 13th You can find the readings here