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Some Homilies from 2010-11
Liturgical Year A - Advent 2010 to Feast of Christ The King 2011

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6th February 2011- 5th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1.
Gospel - Matthew 5:13-16
('Love & shine a light')
Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (10:00 minutes)
(Prayer: " Lord, help me to be a beacon of Your presence in our world. give me the courage to shine Your light everywhere. Amen")

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Isaiah 58:7-10; 2nd, 1Corinthians 2:1-5]

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13th February 2011- 6th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1.
Gospel - Matthew 5:17-37
('Keeping the law is not enough')
Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (11:50 minutes)
(Prayer: " Lord, help me to follow You with a full heart and eyes wide open. Help me to integrate my faith into every aspect of my life. Amen")

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Ecclesiasticus 15:15-20; 2nd, 1 Cor 2:6-10]

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20th February 2011- 7th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1.
Gospel - Matthew 5:38-48
('Love your neighbour'; 'Offer the wicked no resistance') Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (11:30 minutes)
(Prayer: " Lord, help me to follow the path of non-violence. let me always be a channel of Your peace. Amen")

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Leviticus 19:1-2,17-18; 2nd, 1Cor 3:16-23]

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27th February 2011- 8th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1.
Gospel - Matthew 6:24-34
('You cannot serve two masters'; Don't worry; Serenity & confidence in the love of God)
Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass
(8:07 minutes)

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[not included - also of the day, 1st reading, Isaiah 49  14:15; 2nd, 1Cor 4:1-5]

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6th March 2011- 9th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1.
Gospel - Matthew 7:21-27
('Firm Foundations') Pastoral letter from Bishop Christopher read by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass
(6:30 minutes)

(Prayer: " Lord, help me always to honour you not only with my lips but by the kind of life I lead. Amen")

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Deuteronomy 11:18,26-28; 2nd, Romans 3:21-25,28]

Lent 2011

13th March 2011- 1st Sunday of Lent. Year A1.
Gospel - Matthew 4:1-11
(Desert Journey; Temptation)
Homily
by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass

(Part only due to technical fault) (9:39 minutes)

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Gen 2:7-9, 3:1-7;  Ps 50; 2nd, Rom 5:12-19]

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Sunday 21st August 2011- 21st Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew 16:13-20 ('Who do you say I am')
Homily (missed start) by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (11.39 minutes)

('Lord, I know You are the Christ, the Son of the living God')

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Isaiah 22:19-23; Ps 137; 2nd, Rm 11:33-36]

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Sunday 28th August 2011- 22nd Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew 16:21-27 ('Saving one's life')(missed start) read by visiting Deacon Louis Rieunier. Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (10 minutes) (Prayer: 'Lord, help me to follow you faithfully. Give me the courage to take up my cross if I have to. Amen')

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Jr 20:7-9; Ps 62:2-6. 8-9; 2nd, Rm 12:1-2]

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Sunday 11th September 2011- 24th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Gospel - Matthew 18:21-35 ('God's abundant mercy'; ''The challenge of "No Limits" to forgiveness - which is at the heart of the Gospel') read by visiting Deacon Louis Rieunier with his Homily at 11am Mass (9 minutes)

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Ecclesiasticus 27:30-28:7;  2nd, Romans 14:7-9]

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Sunday 18th September 2011- 25th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew 20:1-6 ('The Landowner'; 'Our generous God') read by visiting Deacon Louis Rieunier. Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (12:20 minutes) (Prayer: 'Lord, help me to see and treat others the way You see and treat them. Amen')

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Is 55:6-9; Ps 144; 2nd, Philippians 1:20-24,27]

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Sunday 25th September 2011- 26th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew 21:28-32 ('Actions speak louder than words') read by visiting Deacon Louis Rieunier. Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (10:37 minutes) (Prayer: 'Lord, help me to honour you not only with my lips but by my actions. Amen')

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Ezekiel 18:25-28; Ps 24:4-9; 2nd, Philippians 4:6-9]

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Sunday 2nd October 2011- 27th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew 21:33.43 ('The vineyard owner'; 'A patient God'; 'The kingdom of God will be taken from you and given to a people that will produce its fruit') Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (11:05 minutes) (Prayer: 'Father, thank You for sending Your Son to show me how to live. Help me to live a good and fruitful life. Amen')

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Isaiah 5:1-7; Ps 24:4-9; 2nd, Philippians 2:1-11]

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Sunday 9th October 2011- 28th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1.
 
Gospel - Matthew 22:1-14 ('Invited to the banquet')
(Prayer: 'Lord, help me to say yes to you always. Amen')
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Homily only: the missionary work of 'APF'; on our baptismal call to be missionaries, to preach the Gospel with works; God knows me, God loves me'; - by Fr. Frank Thompson (Mill Hill) with appeal for new members for APF mission 'Red Boxes'. 11am Mass (13:40 minutes, edited) 

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[not included - also of the day, 1st reading, Isaiah 25:6-10; Ps 22; 2nd, Philippians 4:12-14,19-20]

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Sunday 16th October 2011- 29th Sunday in ordinary time. Year A1.
 
Gospel - Matthew 25:15-21 ('Turning the tables')
Homily
by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (9:44 minutes)

(Prayer: 'Lord, help me to put You first always. help me to use all I have to give glory to You. Amen')

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Isaiah 45:1,4-6; Ps 95; 2nd, 1 Thess 1:1-5]

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Sunday 23rd October 2011 - 30th Week in Ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew, 22:34-40 ('Love is the Key') 
Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass
(10 minutes)
(Prayer: " Lord, help me to love You and my neighbour to the best of my ability. Amen")

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading, Exodus 22:34-40; Ps 17; 2nd, 1Thess 1;5-10]

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Sunday 30th October 2011- 31st Week in Ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew, 23: 1-12 ('Losing sight of the Spirit of the Law - "They tie up heavy burdens and lay them on men's shoulders...".')
Homily
by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass
(9 minutes)
(Prayer: "Lord, help me to practice what I profess. May I be faithful to You. Amen")

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[not included - also of the day, 1st reading, Malachi 1:14-2:2. 8-10; Ps 130; 2nd, 1Thess 2:7-9.13]

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Preparing for All Saints and All Souls & November, the month for Remembrance and Holy Souls. part of a homily in late October, from Fr. Frank Harris (beginning missed) (5:41 minutes)

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All Saints. Tuesday 1st November 2011
Gospel,
Matthew, 5:1-12a (Sermon on the Mount)
Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 7.30pm Mass (8 minutes)
[not included - also of the day, 1st reading, Revelation 7:2-4,9-14; 2nd, 1 John 3:1-3]

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Gospel, Mt 5:1-12a [a different translation for comparison] When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He began to teach them, saying: "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land. Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied. Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you falsely because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven."

November - the month for Remembrance and Holy Souls

Sunday 6th November 2011- 32nd Week in Ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew, 25:14-30 ('Be prepared') Acclamation: 'Stay awake and stand ready because you do not know when the Son of Man is coming') Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 9am Mass - (9:10 minutes)
see below for homily by Bishop Christopher at 11Mass
(Prayer: "Lord, help me to be ever prepared for Your coming. Amen")

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[not inc - also of the day, 1st reading Wisdom 6:12-16; Ps 62; 2nd 1Thess 4:13-18]

2nd reading of the day: 1Thessalonians 4:13-18

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6th Nov 2011 - Homily by Bishop Christopher Budd,
(Bishop's Triennial visitation.) 11am Mass
(11:38 minutes)

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(Remembrance) Sunday 13th November 2011- 33rd Week in Ordinary time. Year A1. Gospel - Matthew, 25: 14-30 (Use your talents) Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass (14:40 minutes)
[not included - also of the day, 1st reading, Prov 31; Ps 127; 2nd 1Thess 5:1-16]

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Sunday 20th November 2011- 34th Week in Ordinary time. Year A1.
Our Lord Jesus Christ, Universal King.  Gospel - Matthew, 25: 14-30
(Judgement Day) Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass
(11:20 minutes)
[not included - also of the day, 1st reading, Ezekiel 34:11-12;  Ps 22; 2nd 1Cor 15]

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