• St Anthony, Abbott – 17 Jan
    St Anthony, Abbott – 17 Jan
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    Following the death of his parents when he was about 20, Anthony insured that his sister completed her education, then he sold his house, furniture, and the land he owned, gave the proceeds to the poor, joined the anchorites who lived nearby, and moved into an empty sepulchre. At age 35 he moved to the desert to live alone; he lived…

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  • The Baptism of the Lord – 13 Jan
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    From a sermon by Saint Gregory Nazianzen The Baptism of Christ Christ is bathed in light; let us also be bathed in light. Christ is baptized; let us also go down with him, and rise with him.   John is baptizing when Jesus draws near. Perhaps he comes to sanctify his baptizer; certainly he comes to…

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  • Life in the Spirit Seminar starting 16 Jan 2019
    Life in the Spirit Seminar starting 16 Jan 2019
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    Beginning on Wednesday, 16 January at 7.00 pm and continuing every Wednesday until 20 February.  This is your opportunity for a life-changing experience.  You will deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ through an awakening of the Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit. For further info: call 623-4677 or 625-5168.

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  • The Epiphany of the Lord – 06 Jan
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    SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD POPE FRANCESCO ANGELUS Saint Peter’s Square  Sunday, 6 January 2019   Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! Today, the solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord is the feast of the manifestation of Jesus, symbolized by light. In the prophetic texts this light is promised : light is promised . Isaiah, in fact, turns to…

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  • St John Neumann, Bishop – 05 Jan
    St John Neumann, Bishop – 05 Jan
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    Son of Philip, who was German and owned a stocking factory, and Agnes Neumann who was Czech. John was a small and quiet boy with four sisters and a brother, and was named after Saint John Nepomucene. An excellent student, John early felt drawn to religious life. Seminarian at Budweis, Bohemia in 1813, he studied astronomy and botany in addition to theological topics. Studied theology at Charles Ferdinand University at Prague in 1833. When time came for John’s ordination, his bishop was sick; the ordination was never re-scheduled as Bohemia had an over-abundance…

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  • St Elizabeth Ann Seton – 04 Jan
    St Elizabeth Ann Seton – 04 Jan
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    Born 28 August 1744 in New York city into a wealthy and influential Episcopalian family, the daughter of a Dr Richard Bayley; Elizabeth was raised in the New York high society of the late 18th century. Her mother died when Elizabeth was three years old, her baby sister a year later. In 1794 at age 19 she married the wealthy businessman William Magee Seton, and…

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  • LWC awarded Express Community Group of the Year Award 2018
    LWC awarded Express Community Group of the Year Award 2018
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    The Living Water Community was awarded “Community Group of the Year 2018” by the Express Newspapers.  Following is the article by Leah Sorias which appeared in the Express Newspaper of Tuesday, 01 January 2019:   The Living Water Community has been supporting thousands of needy persons and families since 1975 and continues to do so…

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  • Most Holy Name of Jesus – 03 Jan
    Most Holy Name of Jesus – 03 Jan
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    O God, who hast caused the most glorious name of thine only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ to be loved by thy faithful people with the greatest affection ; and hast made it to all evil spirits a source of terror and dismay : grant that all those who devoutly venerate this holy name of…

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  • New Year Message from our Regional Director
    New Year Message from our Regional Director
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    Happy New Year dear Sisters and Brothers!   Time has marched on and we can be sure that God has been evident in every moment of time – with our ups and downs, in all our frustrations and trials and, above all, in our joys and celebrations – Emanuel God with us!  For all of…

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