Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

Dear Parishioners, I thought it would be good to present a little bit of the ‘brothers’ life. We are not the same as diocesan priests, we are called religious priests.  There are several core differences; a diocesan priest gives his life to serve in a diocese, a religious priest gives his life in a community to God.  A diocesan priest does not take vows, rather he promises chastity and to not go against the Church, while a religious priest makes vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Though diocesan priests often live together in community and help each other out, a
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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

Dear Parishioners of Our Lady of Victory, Saint Teresa and Saint Bernadette. The words of Jesus today speak of the incredible calling put upon each one of us as members of the body of Christ.  We are to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world!  It is through us, that God’s grace preserves the world from falling into tastelessness and into darkness.  We are a people set apart but also inserted right into the middle of this beautiful world.  To be the salt and the light we are to keep peace with one another, be
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The Presentation of The Lord (Year C)

Dear Parishioners, Today we are celebrating the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord which is the date the Church has chosen for the World Day for Consecrated Life. It is also called Candlemas in celebration of the “Light of the World”, recognised by Simeon. It is the very last feast attached to the season of Christmas and is considered a Feast of Jesus and Mary together, since it is simultaneously called Mary’s Purification, a jewish ritual accomplished by mothers after they have given birth. Indeed, Simeon mysteriously prophecies that the Child Jesus will be a sign of contradiction : “Behold,
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