Fourth Sunday of Advent
Who can build a dwelling place for God? David wanted to build God a nice house, God responded by saying something like this: ‘I have never had a house. I have lived in a tent. I like tents because I can move quickly that way and be with people.’ God has been on the move, dwelling with the people who lived in tents as they journeyed through the desert from Egypt to Canaan. None of Israel’s leaders were asked to build God a temple. Pope Francis continually reminds us about ‘people on the move’ around the world. He presents us with a God who journeys with us and with all people especially those ‘on the move’.Read more
Third Sunday in Advent 2020
Isaiah and St Paul tell their communities to hold on and wait in joyful hope for the coming of Jesus despite whatever was going on around them. This same message applies today even though people may try to find reasons not to rejoice in what some would say a crazy world where things seem to change every minute and difficult to keep up with. Our reality is distorted by a constant inundation of bad news. It seems there is little reason to rejoice especially in the face of human suffering.Read more
On Tuesday 1 December 2020, a number of high-profile Pacific leaders sent an open letter to Australian PM Scott Morrison, urging him to ensure that Australia meets its international climate commitments ahead of the upcoming United Nations Climate Ambition Summit on 12 December 2020.
Will you support the call of leaders across the Pacific and email Scott Morrison to tell him why you care about the climate crisis and what action you want him to take ahead of the UN Climate Summit on 12 December 2020?
To show your support for this letter, go to: https://pcp.good.do/savepacificislands/
This is an important moment and we need your help. Thank you for your support.