Coffee with Alessio - Year A 2019-2020

Alessio Loiacono, the Music Field Officer for the Archdiocesan Centre for Liturgy, writes a column to give support to liturgical musicians by sharing some of his own ideas on what they might be able to do in their parishes and schools.

First Sunday Advent

This Sunday we mark the start of a new liturgical year…

Second Sunday Advent

In the Gospel this Sunday, Saint John the Baptist takes centre stage…

Third Sunday Advent

The Gospel Reading this Sunday again mentions John the Baptist…

Fourth Sunday Advent

After our rejoicing Sunday last week, we are back to violet this week…

Christmas Time

As I mentioned at the end of last week’s column…

Welcome to 2020

Happy New Year to you all and welcome to the coffee column for 2020…

Sixth Sunday Ordinary Time

I hope you enjoyed your coffee and chips…

Seventh Sunday Ordinary Time

This Sunday will be the last Sunday before…

Welcome to Lent 2020

This past Wednesday being Ash Wednesday marked for us the beginning of Lent…

The Seventh Station

I know that I normally focus on the readings for the upcoming Sunday…

The Eighth Station

This week we continue our meditation on the Stations of the Cross…

The Ninth Station

As we continue our meditation on the “Way of the Cross”…

The Tenth Station

I tend to think about the ideas for my columns a few days…

Prayer Resources while Churches are closed

As I mentioned last week, I try to make my column relate to current events…

Holy Week 2020

This week’s column will be the last one till school goes back next term…

Saint Joseph the Worker

Welcome back to Term Two! It certainly was a different kind of break…

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Before I begin my column today, it was remiss of me…

Sixth Sunday of Easter

This week’s column will be the last one till school goes back next term…

The Pentecost Novena

A Novena is nine days of prayer…

 

Trinity Sunday

This Sunday is Trinity Sunday and so we have arrived at that transitional point…

Saint Anthony and Corpus Christi

This Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of Corpus Christi…

Thirteenth Sunday Ordinary Time

There is quite a lot I could write about in this week’s column…

A Week of Saints

Here we are at the end of another school term and what a term it has been…

The Wisdom of Solomon

Welcome back to Term Three…

Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Today is the feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola and so I am departing …

Nineteenth Sunday Ordinary Time

In the Gospel reading this Sunday we hear how Jesus made the disciples…

75th Anniversary of the End of WW II

Tomorrow, the Solemnity of the Assumption….

Twenty First Sunday Ordinary Time

In the Second Reading this Sunday, Saint Paul …

Twenty Second Sunday Ordinary Time

The Scripture Readings this Sunday remind us…

Twenty Third Sunday Ordinary Time

In the First Reading this Sunday, Ezekiel is given a message…

Twenty Fourth Sunday Ordinary Time

The Scripture Readings for this Sunday give us a great deal of food for thought…

Twenty Fifth Sunday Ordinary Time

The Scripture Readings this Sunday illustrate…

Twenty Sixth Sunday Ordinary Time

In the First Reading this Sunday, the prophet Ezekiel…

Twenty Ninth Sunday Ordinary Time

The Gospel Reading this Sunday illustrates so well…

Thirtieth Sunday Ordinary Time

The Scripture Readings this Sunday, the Lord asks…

All Saints

This Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints…

Thirty Second Sunday Ordinary Time

We are now on the homestretch to the end of the liturgical year…

Thirty Third Sunday Ordinary Time

Here we go again – the love life is back in the Scriptures this weekend…

Christ the King

This Sunday is the last Sunday of this liturgical year…