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Cultivating that which is good and true (Homily, 16th Sunday OT)

Sunday 19 July 2020

Archbishop Peter A Comensoli 

Homily: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A) | In an agricultural society such as in the time of Jesus, knowing the difference between wheat and darnel would be important. A family’s small plot of land was needed to produce the food for the household, especially the grain used to make bread. Producing the right grain mattered for the health of the family. But clearly, even for people expert in agriculture, time, patience and a skilled eye was needed to distinguish the wheat from the darnel, so that what would provide good grain for the family was not lost in a mad rush to weed out the bad grain.

Light in the midst of darkness: A message from Archbishop Peter A Comensoli

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Communications Office

Archbishop Peter A Comensoli has recorded a message for the faithful, encouraging us to continue to pray for and support one another during this difficult time. Despite the challenges of returning to stage 3 restrictions, Archbishop Comensoli says he's been encouraged by 'light in the midst of darkness' – such as the work done by the Flemington Kensington Parish to support locals affected by the hard lockdown of apartment towers.