AUSTRALIAN MARRIAGE LAW POSTAL SURVEY 30 August 2017

Community of Christ Our Hope Published by Gregory Horn · 27 August at 17:25 · The Community of Christ Our Hope Sydney does not have a formal policy on the AUSTRALIAN MARRIAGE LAW POSTAL SURVEY but notes the well-formed position of St Peter's Eastern Hill (Melbourne). We congratulate the Parish Council on their wisdom and publish the extract below [...]

Saints for the remainder of August -29 August 2017

August 27.—ST. JOSEPH CALASANCTIUS. Lives of the Saints, by Alban Butler, Benziger Bros. ed. [1894], at sacred-texts.com ST. JOSEPH CALASANCTIUS was born in Arragon, in 1556. When only five years old, he led a troop of children through the streets to find the devil and kill him. He became a priest, and was engaged in [...]

St. Augustine of Hippo 29 August 2017

Saint Augustine of Hippo Saint of the Day for August 28 (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) Audio franciscan Media SEE NEW LINK IN MENU Bible Research 11 Then he (Elijah) was told, 'Go out and stand on the mountain before Yahweh.' For at that moment Yahweh was going by. A mighty hurricane split the mountains [...]

Celtic and Old English Sts 23-25- 24 August 2017

23 St. Tydfil of Glamorgan St. Eugene of Tyrone  24  St. Irchard of Scotland St. Patrick the Elder  25  St. Michan of Dublin St. Ebba of Coldingham St. Edbert of York St. Hilda of Whitby 23rd  St. Tydfil was a Welsh martyr, reportedly from the clan of Brychan. In 480, she received a martyr’s crown [...]

The Queenship of Mary -celebrated 22 August

Queenship of Mary    Franciscan media Saint of the Day Queen of Heaven is a title given to Mary, mother of Jesus, by Christians mainly of the Roman Catholic Church, and also, to some extent, in Eastern Orthodoxy and Anglicanism.[1][not in citation given] The title is a consequence of the First Council of Ephesus in the fifth century, in which Mary was proclaimed "theotokos", a [...]

Celts -Festival of Marymass-15 August 2017

In the Northern Hemisphere Marymass is the Scottish name for the feast of the Assumption on 15th August. A Celtic festival by the name of Marymass was been celebrated in mid-August as early as the 7th century, with some festivals having actual records that go back to about the year 900. Very early on, the [...]

The Dormition of the Theotokos 15 August 2017

Troparion of the Dormition of the Theotokos In giving birth you preserved your virginity; In falling asleep you did not forsake the world, O Theotokos. You were translated to life, O Mother of Life, And by your prayers you deliver our souls from death! The feast of the Dormition or Falling-asleep of the Theotokos is [...]

Feast of the Assumption 15 August 2017

The Feast of the Assumption The commemoration of the death of the Blessed Virgin Mary (the Dormition, or falling asleep, as it was known in the East) is known as the Assumption because of the tradition that her body did not decay but that she was raised up, body and soul, into heaven. This tradition [...]

New Help is hard to get. 13 August 2017

  Fr Casper and Br Francis Clare are pleased to welcome Br Celano as an ocassional writer and Administrator of Community of Christ Our Hope Sydney. Some wicked wizards locked him out of his account so he has come to new life with us. The Master's Harvest “Go therefore and make disciples of all the [...]