Lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

3 May 2020 Collect Almighty God,whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life:Raise us, who trust in him,from the death of sin to the life of righteousness,that we may seek those things which are above,where he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. The First Reading: Acts 2: 42-47 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, … Continue reading Lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

A reflection for the third Sunday in Easter

Reading: Luke 24:13-35 Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and went with them, but their eyes were kept from recognizing him. And he said to them, ‘What are you … Continue reading A reflection for the third Sunday in Easter

Lectionary for the third Sunday in Easter

26 April 2020 Collect Almighty Father,who in your great mercy gladdened the discipleswith the sight of the risen Lord:Give us such knowledge of his presence with us,that we may be strengthenedand sustained by his risen lifeand serve you continually in righteousness and truth;through Jesus Christ our Lord. The First Reading: Acts 2: 14a, 36–41 But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed … Continue reading Lectionary for the third Sunday in Easter

A reflection for the second Sunday of Easter

Reading: 1 Peter 1: 3-9 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who are being protected by the power of God through … Continue reading A reflection for the second Sunday of Easter

A girl is holding pods/balls of the Myrtle (henna) plant

Fundraising continues for Christian families in need of food aid in Pakistan

€643 has been raised in a matter of weeks by parishioners, the Joseph family, in aid of Christians in rural Pakistan who face starvation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The global emergency has forced factories to close. Many Christians in the village of Alomahar, north of Lahore, and indeed all over Pakistan now have no source of income as the country does not have a functioning … Continue reading Fundraising continues for Christian families in need of food aid in Pakistan