Feb
08

Fast and Vigil - Day of Prayer and Penance - 19 February 2021

Bishop McKeown is inviting people to join him on the 19th of February on a 24-hour period of prayer, penance. The vigil will be broadcast online from ...
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Feb
17

Homily - Ash Wednesday 2021 - Bishop McKeown

Wednesday, 17 February 2021  This is a strange Ash Wednesday – without ashes available for most people. And that raises the question as to what L...
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Feb
14

Homily - Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 14 February 2021  In our Gospel readings from St Mark, Jesus continues to set the tone of his mission. He has already cast out devils and...
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Feb
07

Homily - Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 7 February 2021 We are still in the first chapter of St Mark's Gospel and with these early events in Jesus' public ministry, he is teaching hi...
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Jan
31

Homily - Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 31 January 2021  Last week, Jesus announced his message about God's Kingdom and he called four disciples to follow him, saying that they ...
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Jan
24

Homily - Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday of the Word of God, 24 January 2021  Last Sunday, our Gospel reading asked us to focus on the Jesus who looked lovingly at people and invi...
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Jan
17

Homily - Second Sunday in Ordinary Time B - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 17 January 2021  Last Sunday we celebrated the baptism of Jesus. He knew that his mission was to fulfil Isaiah's prophecy of a Suffering ...
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Jan
10

Homily - Baptism of the Lord - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 10 January 2021 The Gospels and the Church's year do not spend much time on the early life of Jesus. The Gospels of Mark and John tell nothing...
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Jan
07

Homily - Feast of the Epiphany - Bishop McKeown

6 January 2021  We have reached the end of the Christmas season. In Western Christianity, the visit of the Magi from the East marks the revelatio...
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Jan
03

Homily - Second Sunday in Christmas - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 3 January 2021  We are now on the tenth day of Christmas and our scripture readings keep echoing that message that the Word of God has be...
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