SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD- SUNDAY MAY 24, 2020

THEME: "REMEMBER, I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS" (Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:17-23; Matthew 28:16-20) Today, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord; a continuation of the Good News of Easter.  Luke reported that after Jesus was carried up to heaven, the disciples ‘went back to Jerusalem full of joy’ (Luke 24:52-53). For forty … Continue reading SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD- SUNDAY MAY 24, 2020

Diocese of Saint John Protocols for the Public Celebration of Masses and Other Religious Services in Third and Fourth Phases of GNB Health and Safety Measures

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a serious threat to physical health. In response, public authorities are right to place reasonable limits on gatherings, to discourage unnecessary activities, and to call for physical distancing. At the same time, access to divine worship and to sacraments is of high importance for the spiritual good and the overall well-being … Continue reading Diocese of Saint John Protocols for the Public Celebration of Masses and Other Religious Services in Third and Fourth Phases of GNB Health and Safety Measures

Day of prayer, fasting and works of charity, (MAY 14, 2020)

Vatican City, 6 May 2020 PONTIFICIUM CONSILIUM   N. Prot. 399/20  Dear Friends,  In compliance with the initiative of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity and the appeal by Pope Francis on 3 May 2020, the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue invites believers of all religions and people of goodwill to spiritually unite themselves in a … Continue reading Day of prayer, fasting and works of charity, (MAY 14, 2020)

5TH SUNDAY OF EASTER, MAY 10, 2020- MOTHER’S DAY (CANADA)

THEME: DON’T BE TROUBLED - FOLLOW JESUS! (Acts 6:1-7;  1 Peter 2:4-9; John 14:1-12) The first reading (Acts 6:1-7) tells us how the early apostles were able to sort out issues without wrangling or rancour occasioned by discrimination in the distribution of food through establishing the diaconate ministry. Be part of the service in the … Continue reading 5TH SUNDAY OF EASTER, MAY 10, 2020- MOTHER’S DAY (CANADA)

4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY), MAY 3, 2020.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS THEME: CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD (Acts 2. 14a, 36b-41; 1 Peter 2: 20b-25; John 10:14) The fourth Sunday of Easter is known as the Good Shepherd Sunday. On this Sunday, special prayers are offered for vocations, especially vocation to the priesthood and vocation to the religious life. Today, we … Continue reading 4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY), MAY 3, 2020.