Assumption of Mary

THE WOMAN IN HEAVEN               SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY AUGUST 16th 2009    Revelation 12: 1 “A great sign appeared in heaven – a woman clothed with the sun”.    There is no more interesting book in the Bible than Revelation – it is full […]

Pentecost 10

BORN INTO ETERNAL LIFE           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY AUGUST 9th 2009                                                    John 6: 40 “This is the will of my Father, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in him should have eternal life”.   During the week I received in the mail an order of service for […]

Pentecost 9

CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR!           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY AUGUST 2nd 2009                                                    John 6: 33 “The Bread of God is that which comes down from heaven, and gives life to the world”.   “Careful what you wish for” is an old and well-known saying. It is illustrated very well […]

Pentecost 8

DISMISSED IN PEACE           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY JULY 26th 2009                                                    Mark 6: 52 “And they were utterly astounded, for they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened”.   One of the more amusing moments in the celebration of the Eucharist in this parish happens during […]

Pentecost 7

TEACH & NOURISH           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY JULY 19th 2009                                                    Mark 6: 30 “Come away by yourselves to a lonely place, and rest awhile”.   Twelve months ago I was getting ready for my sabbatical. For those of you who don’t know, I spent the month of August looking […]

Pentecost 6

PREACHING REPENTANCE           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY JULY 12th 2009                                                    Mark 6: 12-13 “So they went out and preached that men should repent.   And they cast out many demons, and anointed with oil many that were sick and healed them”.   One of my favourite hymns is the well-known hymn, […]

Pentecost 4

HEALING LOVE                  SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY JUNE 28th 2009                                                    Mark 5: 43 “He strictly charged them that no one should know this”.   Jairus was a man truly blessed.   His daughter of twelve years of age had died – but Jesus brought her back to life.   When all was […]

Pentecost 3

FAITH IN THE STORMS           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY JUNE 14th 2009                                                    Mark 4: 40 “Why are you afraid?   Have you no faith?”   Last Thursday I went to a nursing home that I visit every month. I visit five ladies there and have a Holy Communion Service at 1pm. […]

Corpus Christi

SPIRITUAL NOURISHMENT           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY JUNE 14th 2009                                                    Luke 9: 17 “And they all ate and were satisfied”.   The miracle of the feeding of the 5,000 is in each of the four Gospels. Interestingly it refers to 5,000 men – where were the women? Well, of course, […]

Trinity Sunday

GLORY BE TO THE TRINITY           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON SUNDAY JUNE 7th 2009                                                    “Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost: as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end.   Amen “.   The Gloria Patri is sung […]