My homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost (Year B) as preached during the 9.30am Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings for today were Acts 2:1-11; Galatians 5:16-25; John 15:26-27, 16:12-15.
We would all acknowledge that our memories are very powerful; incredibly, years after an event, we can be transported back in time to a location or occasion, complete with a full depth of emotion.
Lauren Parker, whose highly-promising career as a triathlete took a decidedly different and unplanned path following an accident just over one year ago, was the guest speaker at a recent Assembly of Catholic Professionals luncheon held at Fort Scratchley in Newcastle.
When staff of Calvary Mater Newcastle arrived at work in their pyjamas earlier this month, it was all for a good cause - it was part of the hospital’s recently launched campaign: #endPJparalysis. The goal of the campaign is to encourage hospital patients who are able to get up, get dressed and get moving, to do so.
Breast cancer patients will soon receive more precise and potentially life-saving radiation therapy thanks to a unique program being developed at Calvary Mater Newcastle.
My homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Year B) as preached during the 9am Mass at St Joseph’s Church, The Junction. The readings for today were Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:17-23; Mark 16:15-20.