Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—November 9th, 2017

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The gospel for this coming Sunday is the story that Jesus told about ten wise and foolish bridesmaids whose task was to stay awake and be ready when the bridegroom arrived. They had no clue when he would arrive, so they needed to be prepared. Five of them remembered to take extra oil with them […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—November 2nd, 2017

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This Sunday we will mark All Saints Sunday, when the Church remembers and celebrates the Saints of the Church: those men and women who, through their exemplary lives of service, teaching, preaching and action have helped to point the way for Christians in every generation. The Gospel for this Sunday is from the teaching of […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—October 26th, 2017

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From the gospel for this coming Sunday: When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “’You shall love the Lord your God with all […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—October 19th, 2017

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The Gospel reading for this coming Sunday: “The Pharisees went and plotted to entrap Jesus in what he said. So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in accordance with truth, and show deference to no one; for […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—October 12th, 2017

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Paul, in prison, writes to the Christians at Philippi in Macedonia: Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—September 28th, 2017

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The Old Testament reading for this coming Sunday continues the story from Exodus about what would be the forty year journey of the people of Israel as they followed Moses through the wilderness. They had been complaining about being hungry, so God had provided meat and manna, a kind of bread, for them. Further in […]