Solemnity of Saint Ansgar

  Today, every parish in the Diocese of Copenhagen is remembering our patron saint, Saint Ansgar. We celebrate his feast day as a solemnity; and a solemnity is the most important kind of feast day in the life of the Catholic Church. The solemnities we celebrate...

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

  Mass Readings may be read HERE Today the prophet Isaiah spoke to us about a change in the relationship between the people of Israel and their God. Isaiah speaks of the vocation of God’s servant. Who is God’s servant? It is Israel, in other words, God’s chosen...

The Epiphany of the Lord

  Readings for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord are available HERE These weeks are full of special celebrations in Christian communities. We celebrated Christmas two weeks ago, on 25 December, but Catholics in the East and the Orthodox Churches...

Mary, the Holy Mother of God

  Mass Readings for the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God This is Father Peter speaking to you through Deacon Christian. I am sorry that I still cannot speak to you myself. Two days before Christmas, I was taken to hospital in Tórshavn, in order to...

Homily: Fourth Sunday of Advent

  Next Sunday will be Christmas Day. It is many people’s favourite day in the year, and for many people it is especially a day for children to be at the centre of our family life. What does the Christian faith say about Christmas? It is found at the end of...

Homily: Third Sunday of Advent

  People who want to be happy should not read newspapers, watch the news on the television or listen to it on the radio. There is so much bad news everywhere, about war or about the cost of heating our homes or buying food. Many people’s lives are getting more...