John 13:34

love one another as I have loved you

John 13:34

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Lent Program 2009 - Lord, Teach us to Pray

 
 
Commencing next Sunday night at 6pm (following 5pm Mass) in St John the Evangelist Hall at Campbelltown and continuing every Sunday through lent, our 2009 Lenten Program focuses on our life of prayer. The weekly themes are:
 
• What is prayer?
• How do we pray?
• Does God answer our prayer?
• Prayer in action
• Prayer in suffering
• When God is absent.
 
The Lenten program is furthered enhanced with reflections from Diocese of Wollongong parishioners on their life of prayer and weekly Prayer Points offering practical advice.
 
Booklets are available for a $5 donation from the piety stall or may be purchased on the night.
 
 

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Social Justice Thought For The Week

‘Putting Faith into action: "Who Will Speak If You Don’t?"
Adapted from Archbishop Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

A Pro-Life Prayer for Public Officials

A Pro-Life Prayer for Public Officials

Lord God, Author of Life and Source of Eternal Life, move the hearts of all our public officials and especially our Prime Minister and the US President, to fulfill their responsibilities worthily and well to all those entrusted to their care. Help them in their special leadership roles, to extend the mantle of protection to the most vulnerable, especially the defenseless unborn, whose lives are threatened with extermination by an indifferent society. Guide all public officials by your wisdom and grace to cease supporting any law that fails to protect the fundamental good that is human life itself, which is a gift from God and parents. You are the Protector and Defender of the lives of the innocent unborn. Change the hearts of those who compromise the call to protect and defend life. Bring our nation to the values that have made us a great nation, a society that upholds the values of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all. Mary, the Mother of the living, help us to bear witness to the Gospel of Life with our lives and our laws, through Christ, Our Lord. Amen.

Imprimatur: January 22, 2009 + Most Reverend Robert J. Baker Bishop of Birmingham in Alabama (Modified for Australia)

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Monday, February 9, 2009

Social Justice Thought For The Week

“When we serve the poor and the sick, we serve Jesus. We must not fail to help our neighbours, because in them we serve Jesus.” St Rose of Lima

Sunday, February 1, 2009