3 Sep 2016

Sept 4th 2016 - Interviews with Family of Mary (Part 1) - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary time

On this weeks programme John is joined by Shane for reflection on the gospel as well as our regular review of this weeks celestial guides. In part two of the programme we have a some vocations interviews with people who were involved with the Abbeyfeale Summer Youth Camp.

You can listen to the podcast of the full programme HERE.

Vocations Stories (Part 1)

On this weeks programme, John begins a series of interviews with various volunteers and helpers who lead the Abbeyfeale Faith Summer Camp during the summer of 2016.

On this weeks programme John shares with Br Simon and Sr Marietta about their respective vocation journeys and how to came to answer the call being made to each of them by God

Next week's programme includes interviews conducted Mariah our roving reported who spoke with young volunteers from around the country who help run the faith camp. Also there are three more interviews with members of the family of Mary community, Sister Bridget, Br Gabriel and Fr Patrick Cahill.

You can listen to these stories extracted from the main programme podcast HERE.


Gospel - Luke 14:25-33


Now large crowds were travelling with him; and he turned and said to them, 'Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not first sit down and estimate the cost, to see whether he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it will begin to ridicule him, saying, "This fellow began to build and was not able to finish." Or what king, going out to wage war against another king, will not sit down first and consider whether he is able with ten thousand to oppose the one who comes against him with twenty thousand? If he cannot, then, while the other is still far away, he sends a delegation and asks for the terms of peace. So therefore, none of you can become my disciple if you do not give up all your possessions.

Reflections on this weeks gospel:

Word on Fire
Centre for Liturgy
English Dominicans

Liturgical odds & ends

Liturgy of the Hours - psalter week 3, 23rd week in ordinary time

Saints of the Week

Sept 5th - St Teresa of Calcutta
Sept 6th - Blessed Bertrand of Garrigue
Sept 7th - Blessed Félix Gómez-Pinto Piñero
Sept 8th - Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary
Sept 9th - St Ciaran
Sept 10th - Saint Finnian of Moville

Padre Pio Triduum in NCW

21st - 23rd September 2016; 7-9pm each day including veneration and blessing with relic of St Pio lead by Fr John Mockler CC.

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