EPISODE 63: 21 November 2021 – Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Year B

“You say that I am a king.” John 18:33-37


EPISODE 62: 7 November 2021 – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“This poor widow has put more than all who contributed.” Mark 12:38-44


EPISODE 61: 31 October 2021 – 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“This is the first commandment, and the second is similar to it.”  Mark 12:28-34


EPISODE 60: 24 October 2021 – 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“Master, grant that I may see.” Mark 10:46-52


EPISODE 59: 17 October 2021 – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“The Son of Man came to give his life as a ransom for all.”  Mark 10:35-45


EPISODE 58: 10 October 2021 – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“Go and sell what ever you have and come follow me.” Mark 10:17-30


EPISODE 57: 3 October 2021 – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“What God has joined together, no one must divide.” Mark 10:2-16


EPISODE 56: 26 September 2021 – 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B and Refugee & Migrant Sunday

Jesus replied, “Do not prevent him. There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same time speak ill of me. For whoever is not against us is for us.”  Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48


EPISODE 55: 19 September 2021 – 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“The son of Man will be delivered into the hands of humanity…. All who wish to be first must make themselves the servants of all.”  Mark 9:30-37


EPISODE 54: 12 September 2021 – 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“You are the Christ….the Son of man was destined to suffer much.” Mark 8:27-35 


EPISODE 53: 5 September 2021 – 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

He makes the deaf hear and the dumb speak.” Mark 7:31-37 


EPISODE 52: 29 August 2021 – 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B & Social Justice Sunday

“You forget the commandments of God and hold onto human tradition.” Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23


EPISODE 51: 22 August 2021 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“Lord, whom shall we go to? You have the words of everlasting life.” John 6:60-69 


EPISODE 50: 15 August 2021 – The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

“Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.” Luke 1:39-56


EPISODE 49: 8 August 2021 – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B & The Feast Day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:25-34


EPISODE 48: 1 August 2021 – 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“Whoever comes to me will never be hungry; whoever believes in me will never thirst.” John 6:24-35


EPISODE 47: 25 July 2021 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B & 1st World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

“He distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted.” John 6:1-15


EPISODE 46: 4 July 2021 – NATSICC Sunday

Fay and Elizabeth from the Social Justice Group talk about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Day.


EPISODE 45: 20 June 2021 – 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B & Refugee Work

“Who can this be? Even the wind and the sea obey him.” Mark 4:35-41


EPISODE 44: 13 June 2021 – 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“The mustard seed, the smallest of all the seeds, grows into the biggest shrub of all.” Mark 4:26-34


EPISODE 43: 6 June 2021 – St Columba’s Feast Day

“This is my body. This is my blood.” Mark 14:12-16, 22-26


EPISODE 42: 30 May 2021 – The Most Holy Trinity & Mary Mackillop Today

“Baptise them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit.” Matthew 28:16-20. To find out more about Mary Mackillop Today programs in Timor Leste and how to give visit www.marymackilloptoday.org.au


EPISODE 41: 23 May 2021 – Pentecost

 “Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20:19-23


EPISODE 40: 16 May 2021 – The Ascension of the Lord

“The Lord Jesus was taken into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God.” Mark 16:15-20


EPISODE 39: 25 April 2021 – Anzac Day

“The good shepherd lays down his life for his sheep.”  John 10:11-18


EPISODE 38: 28 March 2021 – Palm Sunday

The passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark. Mark 14:1-15:47


EPISODE 37: 14 March 2021 – 4th Sunday of Lent

“God sent his Son into the world that we might be saved through him.” John 3:14-21


EPISODE 36: 7 March 2021 – 3rd Sunday of Lent

“Destroy this sanctuary, and in three days I will raise it up.” John 2:13-25


EPISODE 35: 28 February 2021 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

“This is my Son, the beloved; listen to him.” Mark 9:2-10


EPISODE 34: 7 February 2021 – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“He cured many who suffered from diseases of one kind or another.” Mark 1:29-39


EPISODE 33: 31 January 2021 – 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“A new teaching with authority. He commands even the unclean spirits and they obey him.” Mark 1:21-28


EPISODE 32: 24 January 2021 – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Australia Day

“Jesus said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.”” Mark 1:14-20


EPISODE 31: 17 January 2021 – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

“He said to them, “Come, and you will see.””  John 1:35-42


EPISODE 30: 10 January 2021 – The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Year B

“I have baptized you with water; he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” Mark 1:7-11


EPISODE 29: 20 December 2020 – 4th Sunday of Advent, Year B

“You will conceive and bear a son.” Luke 1:26-38


EPISODE 28: 13 December 2020 – 3rd Sunday of Advent, Year B

“There stands among you, unknown to you, the one who is coming after me.” John 1:6-8, 19-28


EPISODE 27: 6 December 2020 – 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year B

“Make straight the paths of the Lord.” Mark 1:1-8


EPISODE 26: 29 November 2020 – 1st Sunday of Advent, Year B

“Stay awake! You never know when the Lord will come.” Mark 13:33-37


EPISODE 25: 22 November 2020 – The Feast of Christ the King

“He will take his seat on his throne of glory, and he will separate men one from another.” Matthew 25:31-46


EPISODE 24: 15 November 2020 – The Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“Because you have been faithful over a few things, enter into the joy of the Lord.” Matthew 25:14-30 


EPISODE 23: 8 November 2020 – The Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A


“Look, the bridegroom comes. Go out to meet him.” Matthew 25:1-13


EPISODE 22: 1 November 2020 – The Thirty First Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:1-12A


EPISODE 21: 25 October 2020 – The Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“You shall love the Lord your God, and your neighbour as your self.” Matthew 22:34-40


EPISODE 20: 18 October 2020 – The Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“Give to Caesar the things that belong to Caesar and to God the things that are God’s.” Matthew 22:15-21


EPISODE 19: 27 September 2020 – The Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“He went out moved by regret, the tax collectors and prostitutes will precede you into the kingdom of God.” Matthew 21:28-32


EPISODE 18: 20 September 2020 – The Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“Why are you jealous because I am generous?” Matthew 20:1-16


EPISODE 17: 6 September 2020 – The Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“If your brother or sister listens to you, you will have won that person back.” Matthew 18:15-20


EPISODE 16: 23 August 2020 – The Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“You are Peter; to you I will give the keys of the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 16:13-20


EPISODE 15: 16 August 2020 – The TwentiethSunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“Woman, you have great faith.” Matthew 15:21-28


EPISODE 14: 9 August 2020 – The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“Command me to come to you over the water.” Matthew 14:22-33


EPISODE 13: 2 August 2020 – The Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“They all ate and were satisfied.” Matthew 14:13-21


EPISODE 12: 26 July 2020 – The Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.” Matthew 13:44-46


EPISODE 11: 19 July 2020 – The Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“If you pull up the weeds you might uproot the wheat along with them.” Matthew 13:24-30


EPISODE 10: 12 July 2020 – The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“But some seed fell on rich soil, and produced fruit, a hundred or sixty or thirtyfold.” Matthew 13:1-9


EPISODE 9: 5 July 2020 – The Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sundary


EPISODE 8: 28 June 2020 – The Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

“And whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones to drink because the little one is a disciple amen, I say to you, he will surely not lose his reward.” – Matthew 10:37-42


EPISODE 7: 21 June 2020 – The Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

 “Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul.” – Matthew 10:26-33


EPISODE 6: 14 June 2020 – The Feast of Corpus Christi, Year A

 “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” – John 6:51-58


EPISODE 5: 7 June 2020 – The Solemnity of the Holy Trinity, Year A

“God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him.”- John 3:16-18


EPISODE 4: 31 May 2020 – The Pentecost, Year A

“Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit” – John 20:19-23


EPISODE 3: 24 May 2020 – The Ascension of the Lord, Year A

“And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” – Matthew 28:16-20


EPISODE 2: 17 May 2020 – Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments” John 14:15-21


EPISODE 1: 11 April 2020 – Easter

An Easter message from Fr. Peter Smith to the St Columba’s Parish Community: