Christmas Day

GOD SPEAKS THE WORD SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE, CHRISTMAS DAY     Hebrews 1:1 “In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets; but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son.” The opening to the letter to […]

Christmas Midnight

HAIL THE HEAVEN-BORN PRINCE OF PEACE SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE – CHRISTMAS MIDNIGHT MASS “Risen with healing in his wings! Hail the Sun of Righteousness!”  These words from the well-known carol “Hark the Herald Angels sing” are actually from the book of the prophet Malachi 4: 2. The author, Charles […]

Advent 2

THE JOY OF ADVENT SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON DECEMBER 14th, 2008 1Thessalonians 5: 16 “Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances.” The third Sunday of Advent has this wonderful theme of joy. The words “Joy” and “Rejoice” permeate the readings and the hymns, and we […]

Advent 1

AND HE SHALL COME AGAIN WITH GLORY SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON NOVEMBER 30th, 2008  Mark 13: 33 “Take heed, watch; for you do not know when the time will come.”I’m sure that the name of the Reverend Ian Paisley maybe familiar to most of you. He was […]

Blog – November 2008

SATURDAY Nov 1st – All Saints’ Day 11.30 am Mass today, followed by lunch for the Societies of Mary. With Joan & Eric attending it is a reunion of our pilgrimage to Walsingham last year. SUNDAY Nov 2nd – Patronal Festival Good attendances at Mass, incl 129 communicants at 10 […]

Christ the King

KINGDOMS & EMPIRES           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON NOVEMBER 23rd, 2008                                                    1 Corinthians 15: 26 “For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet.   The last enemy to be destroyed is death.”   On June 6th, 1953, an event took place […]

November 16th

DON”T MISUSE THE GIFT!           SERMON PREACHED BY FR. TONY NOBLE ON NOVEMBER 16th, 2008                                                    1 Thessalonians 5.10: “For God has not destined us for wrath; but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, so that whether we wake or sleep, we might live […]

Blog – October 2008

WEDNESDAY Oct 1 – St Theresa of Lisieux Arrived back in San Diego yesterday a/noon. Good to be back! Was fairly tired, but managed to do 2 loads of washing, shopping & look at the pile of mail. Also found time to go to gym…haven’t been since the end of […]

Blog – September 2008

SUNDAY Sep 14th – Holy Cross Day I have been back 10 days now. Life is back to normal, & I have caught up with all those who are sick & my “shut-ins”. September is a time to plan for the next 6 months & start our programs. Stewardship month […]

All Saints’ Church

How I came to All Saints’ The story of how I came to All Saints’ is a wonderful story of God’s call in the face of my reluctance & doubts. I had been invited to attend the American Synod of the Society of the Holy Cross (SSC) being held in […]