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    Twenty-seventh Sunday

    Twenty-seventh Sunday Mass Readings: Page 140 – 143 Order of Mass: Pages 7– 47 First Reading: this reading is placed before the Gospel to remind us that marriage is not the creation of the Church or even of Jesus Christ.  Rather, “God himself is the author of marriage” (Gaudium et Spes § 48) Psalm:  this…

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    Twenty-fifth Sunday

    Twenty-fifth Sunday First Reading: a description of the ungodly and how they attack believers.  This resonates very strongly nowadays with frequent attacks in the mass media and elsewhere on Christians, Moslems and others who have religious beliefs. Psalm: a prayer for help from God when assailed by attacks from the ungodly . Second Reading: disunity…

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    Twenty-sixth Sunday

    Twenty-sixth Sunday First Reading: the parallels between Moses and Jesus are obvious; Jesus was consciously basing his ministry on that of Moses; in fact, Jesus is the new Moses.  Moses is an Egyptian name meaning ‘child of God’. Psalm: this reminds us that God’s law is perfect.  If we find ourselves at odds with God’s…

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    The twenty-fourth Sunday

    Twenty-fourth Sunday First Reading: traditionally we understand these words to apply to Jesus and His passion.  But we can also take them as applying to individual Christian disciples who suffer and to suffering Christian communities (such as those suffering severe persecution in many parts of the Middle East today; visit www.acnuk.org for the latest news)….

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    The Twenty-third Sunday

    Twenty-third Sunday    First Reading: Isaiah portrays the glorious fulfilment of God’s saving purpose at the end of time.  This end-time – we believe – begins with Jesus (see the Gospel reading). Psalm:  this carries on the same idea as the First Reading: the Lord who comes to save those in need. Second Reading:  James…

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    Seventeenth Sunday

    Seventeenth Sunday First Reading:  this incident in the Old Testament foreshadows the miracle of the Feeding of the Five Thousand, and even more significantly it is one of the many passages in the Old Testament which foreshadows the Eucharist.  Psalm:  in his compassion God feeds us.  In return, all we can do is to praise…

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    Sixteenth Sunday

    Sixteenth Sunday First Reading: Jeremiah’s prophecy of good shepherds and a wise king came true, Christians would say, in the coming of Jesus Christ. Psalm:  perhaps the most well-known of the psalms is a song of confidence in the Good Shepherd, who is, of course, Jesus Christ. Second Reading: the Jewish law created a barrier…

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    Fifteenth Sunday (Sea Sunday)

    Fifteenth Sunday First Reading: despite not being a member of the order of prophets and being merely a shepherd and sycamore tree cultivator, Amos is nonetheless called 3 by God to prophesy. Psalm: in his mercy God has forgiven us before; now we ask him to forgive us again. Second Reading: today we hear the…

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Saturday: 9:30am & 6:00pm
Sunday: 9:30am, 11:15am & 5:30pm Monday: 9:30am
Tuesday: 9:30am
Wednesday: 9:30am
Thursday: 9:30am
Friday: 9:30am

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St Anthony’s Primary School

St Anthony of Padua RC

Established in 1878, revived in 1927 & consecrated on 14th June 1950. We are a registered charity under the Archdiocese of Southwark with Parish Priest Father Sunith Nonis & Assistant Priest Father Stuart Meyer.



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