Published Sunday, January 14, 2018 by Monsignor Dennis Noon

Jesus the Sacrament: Our loving Father sent His Son to become a man in order to save us. He gave us Jesus as the image and sign of His love for us, as the visible sign of the God we cannot see. Jesus is the sign and sacrament of the...Read more

Published Sunday, January 7, 2018 by Monsignor Dennis Noon

PEACE in the Bible is a condition of total well-being, physical health, emotional stability and maturity, concord in family relationships, lack of enmity towards others and right relationships with God. The peace of Christ, according to St. Paul is Christ Himself. He is our peace and has broken down the...Read more

Published Sunday, December 31, 2017 by Father Dennis Noon

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family. The Holy Family was obviously a place where there was deep love of God; it was a place where the scriptures and things of God were discussed and honoured. This is suggested by Jesus being found in the Temple asking and...Read more

Published Sunday, December 24, 2017 by Father Dennis Noon

We warmly welcome all who will come to join us in celebrating the glorious feast of Christmas. We welcome the stranger, the traveller and guest. We welcome our students home from university and college for a good winter’s rest. We welcome parishioners who moved away but join us today as...Read more

Published Sunday, December 17, 2017 by Father Dennis Noon

All of our other traditions revolve around this central Christmas celebration. They prepare or lead us to the Christmas Mass and they flow from our celebration of the Christmas Mass. At this moment in time we are facing a number of significant challenges which should not hinder our Catholic Christmas...Read more

Published Sunday, December 10, 2017 by Father Dennis Noon

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK: “PREPARE THE WAY” In the year 270 the Roman emperor Aurelian established December 25th as the feast of the unconquered sun. This feast which occurred at the time of the winter solstice was adapted by the Christian community following the Council of Nicea in 325AD and...Read more

Published Sunday, December 3, 2017 by Father Dennis Noon

Next to the annual celebration of Easter, the memorial of Christ’s birth is most cherished by Christians throughout the world. The feast of Christmas celebrates the gift of God’s love revealed in the great mystery of the Incarnation. God’s eternal Word taking human flesh and dwelling among us. A wonderful...Read more

Published Sunday, November 26, 2017 by Father Dennis Noon

Today marks the end of our liturgical year and next week we begin anew as we celebrate the season of Advent…a time of expectant joy. We do not usually think of Jesus as a father, but that is what Isaiah called Him (Is.9:6). Through His incarnation Jesus perfectly reveals the...Read more

Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 by Father Dennis Noon

The celebration of marriage is a very important event in the life of a parish. It is essential that couples meet with a priest to book their wedding at least nine months prior to the wedding. Sometimes people book the reception centre before finding out if the church is available...Read more

Published Sunday, November 12, 2017 by Father Dennis Noon

The celebration of marriage between a Catholic and a non-Christian is likewise, a celebration of the Church. Though provision is always made to respect the non-Christian beliefs of the bride or groom who is part of another religious tradition, such a celebration remains an occasion of the Christian community to...Read more